In a previous column I wrote about some research with a very small worm, Caenorhabditis elegans, which has proven extremely valuable in helping us discover some of the intricacies in the development and physiology of higher organisms.
Mosaics exist in places other than on the retaining walls of Main Street in North Creek and in architectural decorations found in buildings and monuments throughout the world.
Studies of the prevailing psychologies of different cultures have been ongoing for the last few decades.
Three recent research articles support the notion that some tiny animals, evolutionarily much older than we humans, nevertheless possess brains with some of the same capabilities and chemical activities as our own brains.
Seventy-six European conservation scientists from twenty-five countries have recently pooled their efforts and reported that the numbers of lynx, wolves, brown bears, and wolverines living in various regions of Europe (exclusive of the British Isles, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia) have stabilized and begun to increase in number.
Well, not really, ‘Money from Mars’ would be closer to the truth.
In genetic research, animals with “knocked out” genes have been extremely valuable.
As a nation, we appear to be struggling as to which of two competing, yet often compelling, philosophies we will follow as we head into the future.
Few children can hold a crystal in their hand and not be fascinated.
In the course of developing research projects biologists often ask themselves questions and their questions are frequently concerned with energetics.