Posts Tagged ‘biology’

Big City, Big Spiders

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Sydney scientists find that orb-weaving spiders grow larger and produce more offspring if they live in urban areas.

Digital Learning: Dog Evolution

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

Digital Learning: Specimen Preparation

Monday, August 18th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

Talking Turtles

Monday, August 18th, 2014
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What are they saying? Turtle vocalizations may be linked to migration, nesting habits.

Digital Learning: A Window into the Past

Monday, August 11th, 2014
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This video was produced by youth participating in the 2014 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the California Academy of Sciences’ Digital Learning Program.

What Does the Mantis Shrimp See?

Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Mantis shrimp eyes have 12 photo receptors, human eyes only have three. Can they see a whole world of color we cannot?

Trees in Australia are Striking Gold

Monday, November 11th, 2013
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Samples of gold in the leaves of certain trees may indicate subsurface deposits of the metal.

iGem 2013: the Stanford-Brown Team

Friday, October 4th, 2013
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Meet some of the brilliant undergraduates competing in this year’s iGem competition.

iGEM: Synthetic Biology in Space!

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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This summer’s Stanford-Brown iGEM heads to competition this weekend with four out-of-this-world synthetic biology projects.

Synthetic Biology and Wildlife

Friday, April 12th, 2013
ecosystems, habitats, sustainability, conservation, synthetic, biology, terry gosliner, plos, extinction

Can synthetic biology save wildlife?

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