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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 - Chordates

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Bird Milk
United States

Article describing how the young of some birds are fed on special secretions from their parents.

Bird Respiratory System
United States

Article explaining how air sacs play an important part in the gaseous exchange in birds, with many diagrams.

Bird Skull Collection
United Kingdom

Images and data about skulls of western Palearctic and Tropical species, with complete skeletons of some species.

Birdcall synthesis
Germany

Article describing how birds use their syrinx, throat and beak to make a wide range of tones without the sophisticated ...

BirdMinds: Exploring Bird Intelligence
United States

Examples of avian intelligence are reviewed for many different bird species, based upon scientific and anecdotal evidence.

Birdnet
United States

Ornithological Council's website with comprehensive data about North American ornithological resources.

Chicken Embryo
United States

A number of fine photographs of the development of a chick inside the egg.

Creches
United States

Article describing how some birds adopt the strategy of grouping their young, leaving them with a guardian while both parents ...

Electronic Resources on Ornithology
Canada

Annotated links and ornithological articles by Christopher Majka.

United States

Interactive quiz. Can you identify the birds from which these feathers come?

United Kingdom

Illustrated article describing how feathers may have evolved and how they develop from a cylindrical feather follicles.

Flapping Flight: Inertial Studies
United States

Technical article by researchers at Bristol University who measured the wings of bats and birds and calculated their efficiency in ...

Flight in Birds
United States

How do birds fly? An introduction to flight in birds examining wing shape, airflows, flapping flight and gliding.

Incubation: Heating the Egg
United States

Most birds create the required temperature by sitting on their eggs but some transfer heat through their webbed feet, and ...

List of Essays
United States

Many articles on every aspect of bird life. A comprehensive and useful resource.

The Making of an Egg
United States

Describes the development of the egg of a bird from the release of a mature ovum to the completed egg ...

The Mystery of Migration
Singapore

Article that tries to answer the question of how and why birds migrate.

The Normal Moulting Process in Birds
United Kingdom

Talk given by Avian Vet A. K. Jones to a conference of the Association of Avian Veterinarians in August 1998.

Ornithological Worldwide Literature
United Kingdom

OWL is a compilation of citations and abstracts from worldwide publications concerning the science of ornithology.

Ornithology: Science of Birds
United States

Includes data on the science of wild birds, with an emphasis on conservation and education.

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