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The Octopus Project, Mean Queen, Calico Vision, Botany - Flagpole Magazine


Flagpole Magazine
Since releasing its debut, Identification Parade, in 2002, The Octopus Project has unleashed five additional full-lengths of beatific, electronic-tinted indie pop, with the latest being last year's Memory Mirror. The Austin, TX group, known for its ...

Provost Sets Aside Proposed ILR-Human Ecology Merger - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun


Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
In an email to colleagues on Tuesday morning, Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff announced that he has “decided to set … aside” the ideas of both a merger between the ILR school and the human ecology college and the creation of a college of social sciences.

Environmental Toxicology: How chemicals interact with environmental species and human physiology - Open Access Government


Open Access Government
Toxicology, a life science discipline, seeks to understand how chemicals, both natural and man-made can interact with environmental species and human physiology to cause harm. The art of toxicology has been known since the time of Socrates who was ...

The Visible Human Project - Pie

Auckland - New Zealand

The Visible Human Project is an effort to create a detailed data set of cross-sectional photographs of the human body, in order to facilitate anatomy visualization applications. A male and a female cadaver were cut into thin slices which were then photographed and digitized. The project is run by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) under the direction of Michael J. Ackerman.

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Visible Human Project
United States

Creating complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body. A project of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

The Visible Human
United States

A guided tour providing an introduction to human anatomy and physiology using images and animations based on the Visible Human Project - from the Washington Univ. Med. School.

Human Genome Project
United States

Information about the Project, its progress, history, and goals; issues associated with genome research; frequently asked questions, the science behind the project; and Project sponsors.

The Human Genome Diversity Project
United States

Stanford University describes this international project that seeks to understand the diversity and unity of the entire human species. Includes a summary of the purpose of the project and of the planning work done.

BBC: Human Genome Project
United Kingdom

Transcript of a discussion with David Baltimore, John Sulston and David Bentley about the project.

United States

News, FAQs, topical fact sheets, progress reports, and more, for students and scientists.

A Brief History of the Human Genome Project
United States

Chapter one from, Morality and the New Genetics: A Guide for Students and Health Care Providers.

United States

Details about the U.S. Human Genome Project including its goals, history and progress with links to key documents, publications, a timeline, and Project contacts.

Human Brain Project at Caltech
United States

Applying newly emerging computational techniques to in vivo optical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the developing brain.

United States

Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. During the early years of the HGP, the Wellcome Trust (U.K.) became a major partner; additional contributions came from Japan, France, Germany, China, and others. Project goals were to : * identify all the approximately 20,000-25,000 genes in human DNA, * determine the sequences of the 3