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Immunology in perspective - OUPblog (blog)


OUPblog (blog)
Putting aside the most egregious examples (Nazi racial science, Lysenko genetics, creationism), immunology illustrates this problem quite clearly: First, the self/nonself distinction that governs contemporary immune theory draws directly from commonly ...

World Synthetic Biology Market is Expected to Witness Highest Growth During 2013 – 2020 - Medgadget (blog)


Medgadget (blog)
Synthetic biology is a novel field that finds its origin at the intersection of biology and engineering. It involves designing and construction of biological systems or devices that can be applied in varied domains to get specified results. It's a ...

Body of tortoise 'Lonesome George' returned to Galapagos Islands - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
The Pacific island chain is famous for its unique flora and fauna studied by Charles Darwin as he developed his theory of evolution. Of the 15 species of giant tortoise known to have originated in the Galapagos, three, including George's, have gone ...

Three Domains Theory

Louisville - United States

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.

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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.

United Kingdom

A database built from Pfam, PRINTS and PROSITE.

A New Germ Theory
United States

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
United States

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

United States

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

United States

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
United States

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

History of Evolutionary Theory
United States

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

Human Evolution Theory
United States

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.

Synthetic Theory of Evolution
United States

Offers an introduction to late 20th century evolutionary concepts and theories.