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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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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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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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