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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

'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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How do jumping genes cause disease, drive evolution? - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes—also known as transposons. They jump around the genome in developing sperm and egg cells and are important to evolution. But their mobilization can also cause new mutations that lead to ...

William Beebe: Half Mile Down, 1934

Owings - United States

Account of his record breaking dive in the bathysphere with Otis Barton, and the deep sea creatures they encountered.

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William Beebe: Going Deeper
United States

Describes his work with fellow naturalist Theodore Roosevelt and engineer Otis Barton.

Official William Beebe Web Site
United States

Highlights the work and accomplishments of the American naturalist, ornithologist, and deep sea explorer.

BC SPCA: 100 Mile House & District Branch
United States

Staffed entirely by volunteers, with no shelter location. Animals available for adoption are housed at foster homes.

United States

Bivalve taxonomy information and research. Includes extensive biobliographic information on bivalve genera. Part of the Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project of the National Science Foundation.

United States

Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project investigating marine bivalves.

United States

Small potbelly pig sanctuary located in Canaan, NH. Includes pictures, video clips, and stories of some of their pigs.

William H. Calvin
United States

A theoretical neurophysiologist and author of The Cerebral Code, How the Brain Thinks.

Willmore, William G.
Canada

How does oxygen modify protein structure and function? Low-oxygen adaptation and gene expression at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Kier, William M.
United States

University of North Carolina professor studying comparative biomechanics of marine invertebrates. Includes references, his curriculum vitae and a pointer to his lab and graduate students.

William Holden Wildlife Foundation
United States

Conservation organization whose projects include rural outreach programs and the William Holden Wildlife Education Center in Kenya.