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Biodiversity offsetting: good or bad news for developers? - Construction News

Construction News
In theory, the concept of offsetting the impact of a development project on the biodiversity of an area, by paying to acquire or restore another site that has the potential to have at least the same ecological and environmental quality as the site to ...
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Designer genes take a leap forward - Local 10

Local 10
It was a huge advancement that created the first synthetic bacteria cell, scientists said then. But, now, there's been a leap forward, Boeke said. "Our research moves the needle in synthetic biology from theory to reality," he said. It makes scientists ...

Why Do Humans Laugh? (Hint: It's Rarely Because Something Is Funny.) - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine
Evolutionary theory is rife with possible explanations, but one of the most compelling was put forward in a 2005 Quarterly Review of Biology article by an undergrad named Matthew Gervais and his adviser, evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson. It's ...

Three Domains Theory

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Includes a map of the Three Domains (Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya) and looks at how molecular-phylogenetic studies have reshaped the tree of life, showing that the main diversity of life is microbial.

Three Domains of Life, The
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Looks at how the analysis of Archaea DNA lead to microbiologist Carl Woese's proposal for a reorganized Tree of Life made up of Three Domains: Eukarya, Eubacteria (true bacteria), and Archaea.

Molecular Information Theory and the Theory of Molecular Machines
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United Kingdom

A database built from Pfam, PRINTS and PROSITE.

A New Germ Theory
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The dictates of evolution virtually demand that the causes of some of humanity's chronic and most baffling "noninfectious" illnesses will turn out to be pathogens -- that is the radical view of a prominent evolutionary biologist.

Molecular Information Theory
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Home page of the Molecular Information Theory group at the Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program, NIH.

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The Emuseum's general overview of human evolution summarizing people in the study of human evolution, terms, hominid fossil images and links.

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A paper on a genetic model for the cause of cancer describing a counter mechanism for the cell's life span and how this counter can cause cancer.

Molecular Information Theory
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The theory of molecular machines from the NIH Laboratory of Computational and Experimental Biology.

History of Evolutionary Theory
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Evolutionary topics and scientists in their historical context - from Museum of Paleontology, UC-Berkeley.

Human Evolution Theory
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Human evolution theory utilizing concepts of neoteny & female sexual selection. An etiology of neuropsychological disorders such as autism and dyslexia, and the origin of left handedness.