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Thicker eggshells help cuckoos hatch earlier than their nestmates - The Economist


The Economist
This looks like a classic case of convergent evolution, but no one has been able to prove the point by demonstrating a benefit derived from it that is connected directly with brood parasitism. Liang Wei, of Hainan Normal University, in China, thinks he ...

Production of BMP4 by endothelial cells is crucial for endogenous thymic regeneration - Science


Science
2Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Freiburg University Medical Center, Albert-Ludwigs-University, 79106 Freiburg, Germany. 3Program in Immunology, Clinical Research Division, and Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center, Fred ...

100 million dead trees in the Sierra are a massive risk for unpredictable wildfires - UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley
Most western U.S. ecosystems like the Sierra Nevada are fire dependent, meaning that for millennia, the flora and fauna depended upon periodic low- to moderate-intensity fires to maintain ecosystem integrity. Following Euro-American settlement ...

The Department of Biology at Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio - United States

The Department of Biology provides comprehensive training for both undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, we provide strong programs in such areas as Animal Behavior, Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Computational Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Plant Biotechnology. We also maintain close associations with other departments, particularly in the School of Medicine and the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. In addition, cooperative programs with numerous institutions outside Case, including the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and Holden Arboretum, extend the range of resources and opportunities available to biology students. We encourage you to explore our website and discover the variety of educational and research opportunities that are available to both undergraduate and graduate students.

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An AKC pure bred dog club offering shows each year. Includes links to general information, health, and dog registries.

University of Western Ontario: Developmental Biology
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