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Mushrooms, Magma and Love in a Time of Science - New York Times


New York Times
Orra White Hitchcock (1796-1863) was one of the most remarkable women from this more egalitarian age of scientific study. She had a deep knowledge of botany, zoology and paleontology, and she was also an artist — though that “also” would have seemed ...

First-time observation of genetic/physiological damage caused by nanoplastics in mussels - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
A research team from the UAB Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), Portugal, observed how some of these nanoplastics, despite ...

LANL researching algae to convert to affordable fuel - Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican
Molecular biologist Amanda Barry and a team at Los Alamos National Laboratory's Bio-energy and Biome Sciences group are trying to determine whether one particular strain of algae can be produced at low cost and in short periods of time so that it could ...

Time: Rewriting Prehistory

United States

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

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Real-time PCR Goes Prime Time
United States

Tutorial from Applied Biosystems, Austin, TX, USA.

Human Prehistory
Greece

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
France

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.