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Biology or bias? Can't Google it - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Let's start with the biology. Studies on how babies or very young children interact with the world tend to find differences on average between what girls and boys pay attention to or care about. They focus on babies because of the deep interaction ...

Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

A Neat target of p53 - Nature.com


Nature.com
The tumour suppressor p53 is activated by various types of cellular stress, including DNA damage and oncogenic signalling. Activated p53 induces the transcription of a plethora of genes, leading to cell cycle arrest or apoptosis, and to tumour suppression.

Lighting up neurons - Nature.com


Nature.com
Calcium-specific fluorescent indicators have been used to identify activated neurons, but these reporters are only passive tools that allow experimentalists to observe, but not to perturb, neuronal activity, and do not enable the alteration of gene ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

Zoology - Chordates

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Nowicki, Steve
United States

Researcher at Duke University in North Carolina that studies the ecology and evolution of animal behavior, with an emphasis on ...

Phylogeny of Stegocephalians
United States

Stegocephalians are tetrapods with digits rather than fins. Michael Laurin explores the relationship between the extant and the extinct members ...

Amphibian Malformations
United States

Tracks developments in the malformation and decline of amphibian populations in North America.

Teleost Fish Morphology and Anatomy
United Kingdom

Instruction on examining the external and internal characteristics of a fish, as given to students on the marine biology course ...

Cavnet
United States

Archived and recent information from this e-mail discussion group for cavity-nesting birds.

Vocal Copying
United States

Article describing how birds learn their songs from adult tutors and may incorporate sounds from other species into their repertoire.

Mammalian Forelimb Homologies
United States

Animated image which illustrates the similarities in forelimb structure of several different mammal species.

New Zealand

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

Group for Research and Education on Marine Mammals
Canada

GREMM is a non-profit organization dedicated to scientific research on the marine mammals of the St Lawrence and also education ...

Texas Natural History Collections: Ichthyology
United States

Images, distribution maps and other data on North American freshwater fish.

Germany

Research, publications and information about the German institute that researches biological rhythms and behavior.

Induced Reproduction in Fish
United States

Many species of fish will not readily reproduce under certain culture conditions. This article describes the natural breeding cycle and ...

Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net
United States

Provides an index to animal sounds on the Web including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish and insects.

Arizona Herpetological Association
Canada

Dedicated to the conservation and study of reptiles and amphibians. Offers snake and lizard identification charts.

United Kingdom

Comprehensive article on the great challenge faced by long distance migrants which have to find their way to winter quarters ...

Animal Cells and Tissues: Organization of the Animal Body
United States

Notes by Michael J. Farabee on the structure and functions of each of the four major animal tissue types: epithelial, ...

New Zealand

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

Savannah River Ecology Lab Herpetology
United States

Data on research activities, images, sounds and species descriptions from this lab that is situated in South Carolina.

Animal Organ Systems and Homeostasis
United States

Homeostasis describes the physical and chemical parameters that an organism must maintain to allow proper functioning of its component cells, ...

United States

An extensive list of the reptiles and amphibians of Panama including photographs and species descriptions.

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