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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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National Geographic

Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


Nature.com
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Zoology - Animal Behavior

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United Kingdom

Paper by Marc Bekoff discussing the use by animals of specific signals primarily to initiate or maintain social play.

Processing Towards Life
United States

L Charles Birch discusses self-organisation as exampled by termites, ants and slime moulds, where patterns of behavior are determined, not ...

Project Apis dorsata
Germany

Provides information on a research project in Nepal to study the communication and defense behaviour of the Asian Giant Honeybee, ...

Reading: Manning and Dawkins, Animal Behavior

Notes on Chapters 2 to 7 of this book covering aspects of communication, learning, memory, evolution and social organisation.

Australia

BPERC aims to investigate behavioral and physiological adaptations of native Australian mammals and birds living in various habitats and the ...

Research Station Petite Camargue Alsacienne
Switzerland

Affiliated with the University of Basel, Switzerland. Focuses on the behavioral ecology of passerines.

The Ryan Lab
United States

Situated at the University of Texas, this lab is addressing questions concerning the evolution and function of animal behavior. Most ...

Sexual Conflict, Ecology and Breeding Systems in Shorebirds
United Kingdom

Paper by Tamas Szekely, Gavin Thomas and Innes Cuthill examining the different reproductive payoffs for male and female birds of ...

Sexual Selection in Bowerbirds
United States

Research at the Borgia Lab concentrates on understanding the evolution of the complex sexual male displays in the Satin Bowerbird, ...

Slagsvold Group
Norway

A research group at the University of Oslo, Norway. Primary focus is on the study of sexual imprinting in small ...

United Kingdom

Katherine Green at the University of Sheffield, England, examines how the social behavior of the African wild dog is contributing ...

Germany

Article from the Max Planck Society on research examining flexibility in flight behavior in marine iguanas on the Galapagos Islands. ...

Trade-offs Between Extraterritorial Prospecting and Helping in a Cooperative Mammal
United Kingdom

Researchers at Cambridge University investigated whether male meerkats trade off their cooperative contributions to pup feeding against searching for mating ...

Germany

Article from the Max Planck Society on research showing that female promiscuity can reduce the negative consequences of inbreeding in ...

United States

Suresh Benjamin and Samuel Zschokke observed the behavior involved in the construction of a three dimensional, irregular web. [PDF]

India

Researchers at the Wildlife Institute of India examine the hypothesis that among lekking males of the species Antilope cervicapra, variations ...

Germany

Max Planck scientists find evidence that marriage crises in blue tits are probably caused by other females. [PDF]

Conflict and Cooperation
United Kingdom

Tamas Szekely provides a really short, illustrated guide to the family life of birds. [PDF]

Cooperative Breeding
United States

Communal breeding occurs when more than two birds of the same species provide care in rearing the young from one ...

Cooperative Breeding in Birds: a Comparative Test of the Life History Hypothesis
United Kingdom

Kathryn Arnold and Ian Owens test the hypothesis that cooperative breeding tends to occur in species with low annual mortality ...

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