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Explore likes of swamp doghobble on botany walk -
Those winter holidays we had a few weeks ago: seems like such a long time past! Hopefully, over the holidays you found some time to take a few walks outside. Perhaps you've even been able to involve yourself in what could affectionately be termed a ...

Is evolution predictable? - Science Magazine

Science Magazine
Evolution is like population dynamics because evolutionary change over time can be governed by multiple factors, the relative influence of which vary over time. Nosil et al. used a series of observational data taken over 25 years on natural populations ...

'One Day at a Time's' Justina Machado reflects on the evolution of the all-American family -
'One Day at a Time's' Justina Machado reflects on the evolution of the all-American family. “I hope that non-Latino families watching our Latino family on television can see that we are more alike than we are different," says Machado. by Victoria Moll ...

Time: Rewriting Prehistory

United States

A team of researchers concludes that Chinese, like everyone else, came out of Africa.

Real-time PCR Goes Prime Time
United States

Tutorial from Applied Biosystems, Austin, TX, USA.

Human Prehistory

Exhibit that "walks through" the various stages of human evolution.

Human Origins and Prehistory
United States

Class page to go along with Indiana University's anthropology class, A105. Lectures cover the human place among the pages, evolution theories, genetics and current research. Related resource links are included.

Hoatzin - Relic of Prehistory?
United Kingdom

Article by Adrian Warren on the biology of Opisthocomus hoazin, which may be a link with birds that became extinct millions of years ago, and even shows similarities to the first known bird, Archaeopteryx.

Horsetails: Relic Plants from Prehistory
United States

Photographic study by Dave Walker of these plants, including photomicrographs of the cross section of a cone.

Doubling Time

Downloadable software to compute the doubling time of a cell line, and curve fitting to estimate cell concentration as function of time. [English/Chinese]

Deep Time
United States

PBS Evolution offers an interactive timeline to help readers better understand geologic time and evolutionary change.

United States

Fun and informative site on the cockatiel.

Real-Time PCR
United States

Overview by MT Dorak, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

United States

Article by Bob Fay on the salamanders that delight him.