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'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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The first map of ocean wilderness shows 'nowhere is safe' - Washington Post

Washington Post
The exhaustive analysis of human impacts in all global marine ecosystems, published Thursday in Current Biology, categorized and mapped all the ways humans have changed the ocean, such as fishing, shipping and pollution. The study scored each ...
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The subtle evolution of Trump's views on Putin and Russia - Washington Post

Washington Post
It was the question that launched a thousand questions. “Will you call on [Russian President Vladimir] Putin to stay out of this election?” then-candidate Donald Trump was asked July 27, 2016, during his last news conference of the general election. “I ...

Anatomy of a Trump rally: 76 percent of claims are false, misleading or lacking evidence - Washington Post

Washington Post
We're doing something new: analyzing every factual claim from President Trump's campaign rally in Montana on Thursday. According to The Fact Checker's database, the president had made 3,251 false or misleading claims at the end of May, and his ...

Every actor who's ever left Grey's Anatomy – and why - (satire) (press release) (blog) (satire) (press release) (blog)
After allegedly using a homophobic slur on set and then again backstage at the Golden Globes, Isaiah Washington publicly apologised for his "unfortunate use of words". It wasn't enough to stop him getting written out of the show at the end of season ...

Along Maine's northeastern coast, seaweed stirs an international controversy - Washington Post

Washington Post
Lyons, who studied marine biology, said she “became more conservative” and began cutting only half the plant. She stopped working, she said, in part because the controversy over the harvest “was getting a bit much.” Acadian's Deveau says jobs and ...

Mudflow, stormwater runoff harm marine life - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily Post
Linda Tatreau, a former marine biology teacher at George Washington High School and a leader of the youth conservancy group Marine Mania, said the sediment is a "double whammy" for Guam's southern coasts. "It's a major problem here on Guam," she ...


Washington Biotechnology Foundation
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Clearinghouse for information about biotechnology and medical technology in washington State, and an integral component linking education and industry locally ...

Washington Trout
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Dedicated to the preservation and recovery of washington's wild salmon, trout, and other native fish populations.

Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Program, Washington State University
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Mission statement, description and photos of research activities, donor information, and other topics.

Brant Geese from the Washington Brant Foundation
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Promotes conservation of Branta bernicla in western North America. Includes migration, diet, and other information.

Washington Native Plant Society
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A nonprofit group dedicated to the appreciation, study, and conservation of our native flora and environment. George Washington Carver
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Biography and links about George washington Carver, the 19th century African American inventor whose work led to advances in agriculture. ...

Washington State University - Genetics and Cell Biotechnology Option
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Washington State University - Pest Management Resource Center
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Includes info on pesticide registration for washington and Oregon.

George Washington Carver National Monument
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Official site of the George washington Carver National Monument, the boyhood home of African American scientist and inventor George washington ...

Bear Research, Education, and Conservation Program
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washington State University site on bear research and management.

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The plant's origins and biology, current infestation levels in washington, extensive list of print references. From the washington State Noxious ...

Washington State University - College of Veterinary Medicine
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George Washington University Medical Center
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Combines traditional medical school microbiology with translational research programs devoted to tropical and emerging infectious diseases.

Pet Loss Hotline at Washington State University
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Veterinary student volunteers can help you cope with grief and bereavement in the pending or past loss of a companion ...

National Aquarium in Washington, D.C.
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Includes a newsletter and information on special events.

Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Plant Biology
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Describes a botany program on the campus of Stanford University which is run by the Carnegie Institution of washington.

Second Chance Companions
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Adoption referral organization serving southwest washington and Portland.

Bear Center: Research
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Outline of current research being undertaken and a list of publications.

University of Washington
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The Department of Biology is the hub for the basic biological sciences at the University of washington. Our mission is ...

National Inventors Hall of Fame: George Washington Carver
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Profile of George washington Carver, the trailblazing African American scientist. Carver developed crop-rotation methods for conserving nutrients in soil and ...

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