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Teacher's marine biology trip may be his last with students - Tahlequah Daily Press


Tahlequah Daily Press
While the first trip was to Six Flags Over Texas to "study" roller coasters and human physiology, most of the spring trips have had a marine biology studies theme. "When I was younger, Sunday evening TV choices were either educational or family ...

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Atlas Obscura


Atlas Obscura
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. This sprawling farm was once a Cold War-era hideaway for the nation's top diplomats. Suggest an Edit · Add A Photo. Been Here? 0. Want to Visit? 1. Add Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute to a New List ...

Marine biology students visit Santa Cruz - Calaveras Enterprise


Calaveras Enterprise
Maybe that is why the recent trip to Santa Cruz proved to be so successful. Already filled to the brim with students who show particular interest in marine biology and related fields, Castro said the trip was designed to get students into the field and ...

The Blue Planet effect: why marine biology courses are booming - The Guardian


The Guardian
When she was just 12 years old, an impressionable Cathy Lucas, now associate professor in marine biology at the University of Southampton, met Sir David Attenborough. He'd come to talk to students about his 1979 landmark wildlife series Life on Earth ...

University of Akron biology professor, team of scientists make breakthrough discovery on vision - cleveland.com


cleveland.com
Jordan Renna, assistant professor of biology at The University of Akron, was among those who discovered a new property of an eye cell called the M5 by studying color vision in mice. The team was led by Maureen Stabio, assistant professor in the ...

Zoology - Chordates

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Parental Care
United States

The young of passerines when first hatched are naked, blind, and helpless and require much care which involves feeding, training ...

Polygyny
United States

Most birds are monogamous, but in some species the occurrence of polygyny, where one male mates with more than one ...

Population Dynamics
United States

Essay discussing the factors behind the variation in the number of individuals in a bird population over time.

Germany

Max Planck scientists find evidence that pigeons prevented from taking naps in the afternoon sleep more intensely at night. [PDF]

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Sense of Direction
United States

Article from the Princeton Weekly Bulletin outlining how Biologist Martin Wikelski is helping to settle the long-standing debate over how ...

Site Tenacity
United States

Many birds return to the same nesting site each season. This essay discusses why this should be so.

United States

Ecological and land-management research, education, conservation policy, data on migration and fact sheets.

Teachers' Domain: Bird Beak Gallery
United States

Provides an essay on beaks, and photographs of birds heads and beaks.

Territoriality
United States

Article describing how birds try to exclude others of the same species from their home range.

American Museum of Natural History: Department of Mammalogy
United States

The department collects, archives and studies specimens of recent mammals and houses over 275,000 specimens, making it the third largest ...

Andean (Spectacled) Bear Research at Alto Choco
United Kingdom

Researchers at this reserve in Ecuador are studying the biology and activity patterns of these timid bears with a view ...

Ask a Scientist: Bats and Echolocation
United States

How do bats identify their own echoes, or even their own young? Some possible answers.

Germany

Article from the Max Planck Society on research discoveries of new mechanisms for ultraviolet vision in mammals. [PDF]

Biology of Reproduction
United States

A morphological and immunohistochemical comparison of mammary tissues from the short-tailed fruit bat and the mouse.

Canada

Details of some of the past and ongoing research being conducted into woodland caribou in the province of Alberta, Canada.

Burke Museum: Mammalogy
United States

The mammalogy program develops and maintains the valuable collection of over 50,000 specimens and trains students in research based on ...

Netherlands

Chapter from a book by Walter F Boron examines respiration in mammals and the transportation of gases by the circulatory ...

Convergent Maternal Care Strategies in Ungulates and Macropods
United Kingdom

Antelopes and deer are plain dwelling herbivores that occupy similar ecological niches to kangaroos and wallabies. This research compares their ...

Microbiology of the Rumen
United States

Information on the microbes that colonise the guts of higher animals and their ecology. [PDF]

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