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George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77 - UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley
He will be remembered for the fountain of ideas gushing out of him in the Brewed Awakening café on Euclid Avenue at the edge of UC Berkeley campus, where he held informal group meetings almost every morning. A member of the National Academy of Sciences ...

Promoters, initiators of transcription and drivers of synthetic biology - PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)
Promoter characterisation and engineering is a common and arguably useful component of many synthetic biology studies. This post covers some recent articles about promoter construction and transcriptional control, and a few thoughts on the future ...

New degree program blends biochemistry and biology to solve modern problems - Indiana Daily Student


Indiana Daily Student
A new undergraduate degree program in molecular life sciences will begin fall 2018, connecting the fields of biology, chemistry, medicine and biotechnology. The program, a collaboration between the Department of Biology and the Department of Molecular ...

Canon BioMedical Inks US, Canada Distribution Deal for Molecular Biology Systems' PCR Platform - GenomeWeb


GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Canon BioMedical announced today it is has signed an exclusive deal with Molecular Biology Systems to market and sell the Dutch firm's NextGenPCR thermal cycler instrument and consumables in the US and Canada. Canon will ...

First-Ever Footage of Mating Anglerfish Stuns Marine Biologists - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
The pair of fanfin anglers was filmed by marine biologists Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen aboard the LULA1000, a submersible operated by the marine science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation. “This is a unique and never-before-seen thing. It's so ...

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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