Biology News
Orca whales stun whale watchers as pods splash through the waters off Botany Bay - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
About 50 killer whales were spotted in the waters off Botany Bay yesterday, July 12. Photos of the incredible sight were posted on Go Whale Watching Sydney on Facebook. Whale watchers on the boat tour about six nautical miles out to sea found ...

Impact of temperature on mitochondrial DNA evolution - Science Daily

Science Daily
Fruit flies exhibit sexual dimorphism. Males are smaller, they have bristle on their forelegs, their abdomen is blunt, and their stripes meld together and become dark toward the back of the abdomen. Females are larger, and their abdomen is longer ...

The Tie Goes to the Winners - Fortune

But from a biological standpoint, such equipoise is standard fare. Within the human body, up and down are forever engaged in a dance to the middle. Witness the human kidneys, which when healthy, maintain the constancy of “an internal ocean” of bodily ...

Witness for the Whales: DNA Surveillance

Auckland - New Zealand

This is a service for the identification of whales, porpoises and dolphins using DNA sequences.

  • Category:

    Zoology - Chordates

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    DNA-surveillance - Species Identification with DNA

New Zealand

Provides phylogenetic tools for the identification of rats (Rattus species) from southeast Asia and the Pacific region, often difficult to identify using morphological characters.

New Zealand

Method to identify cetacean species by submitting a DNA sequence to receive an estimate of similarity to species in the reference collection at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Pennsylvania's West Nile Virus Surveillance Program
United States

How to reduce risk, explanation of the virus, fact sheets, symptoms,and more.

Earth Witness Community

Celebrates the existence of and bears witness to species and natural places on the Earth that no longer exist in their natural state.

Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature
United States

By Linda Lear.

Witness for Nature by Linda Lear
United States

Book review of this biography of Rachel Carson, from the Smithsonian Magazine.

DNA Repair: Responses to DNA Damage and Other Aspects of Genomic Stability

Publishes observations on genetic, cellular, biochemical, and molecular aspects of DNA repair, mutagenesis, cell cycle regulation, and apoptosis.

Prince of Whales: Gray Whales

Photos and information on gray whales encounters in British Columbia.

Wild Whales: Other Toothed Whales
United States

Provides photographs and information on the less well known species found off the coast of British Colombia.

Zoom Whales: Gray Whales
United States

With information sheets, facts, myths, and more.