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Researchers Genetically Modify Mosquitoes to Resist Malaria

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria will strike more than 200 million people this year and will kill nearly half a million of them. 358 more words


Study: Elephants may hold cancer cure clues

(CNN) — Clues leading to a cure for cancer in humans may come from an unlikely source — elephants.

New research is out from a study looking at why elephants rarely get cancer. 114 more words


Beware of the Data-geddon in Genomics!

Biologists and computer scientists are beginning to worry that the constantly increasing deluge of genomic data produced in the discipline will soon outstrip our capacity for storage and data processing. 56 more words

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Wolves of Yellowstone Documentary : Our wonderful Planet

Wolves of Yellowstone Documentary


When Yellowstone National Park was created in 1872, gray wolf (Canis lupus) populations were already in decline in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. 164 more words

Precious Cargo

As I walked into class, carrying it carefully, one of my classmates asked “Ooh, can I hold it?” So I passed it over and explained how I had come by it. 137 more words


Vignettes of Famous Evolutionary Biologists

My favorite is one is about Phil Darlington:

We also feared him because he was a tall, lanky, dour, elderly character who did not invite easy banter. 131 more words