History of genetics
The history of genetics started with the work of the Augustinian friar Gregor Johann Mendel. His work on pea plants, published in 1866, described what came to be known as Mendelian Inheritance. In th...
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In Evolution, “House Of Cards” Model Wins
Using sophisticated modeling of genomic data from diverse species, Yale Univ. researchers have answered a longstanding question about which competing model of evolution works best. Their research sugg...
New Form Of DNA Modification May Carry Inheritable Information
Scientists at the University of Chicago, Harvard University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have described the surprising discovery and function of a new DNA modification in insects, worms and alg...
Genetic study reveals 30% of white British DNA has German ancestry
The Romans, Vikings and Normans may have ruled or invaded the British for hundreds of years, but they left barely a trace on our DNA, the first detailed study of the genetics of British people has rev...
DNA reveals history of buried slaves
Slaves buried in the Caribbean came from different African groups
Immense scope for research in Biotechnology
In the previous article, we had highlighted the salient aspects of Biotechnology in very broad terms. Research areas in Biotechnology include genomics, bioinformatics, plant and animal biotechnology, ...
Heredity
Heredity is the passing of phenotypic traits from parents to their offspring, either through asexual reproduction or sexual reproduction. This is the process by which an offspring cell or organism acq...
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History of plant systematics
The history of plant systematics—the biological classification of plants—stretches from the work of ancient Greek to modern evolutionary biologists. As a field of science, plant systemati...
Genomics
Genomics is a discipline in genetics that applies recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods, and bioinformatics to sequence, assemble, and analyze the function and structure of genomes (the complete set...
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Bibliography of biology
This bibliography of biology is a list of notable works, organized by subdiscipline, on the subject of biology.Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, inclu...
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In Evolution, “House Of Cards” Model Wins
Using sophisticated modeling of genomic data from diverse species, Yale Univ. researchers have answered a longstanding question about which competing model of evolution works best. Their research sugg...
New Form Of DNA Modification May Carry Inheritable Information
Scientists at the University of Chicago, Harvard University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have described the surprising discovery and function of a new DNA modification in insects, worms and alg...
Modern evolutionary synthesis
The modern evolutionary synthesis is a 20th-century synthesis of ideas from several fields of biology which provides a widely accepted account of evolution. It is also referred to as the new synthesis...
Gene
A gene is the molecular unit of heredity of a living organism. It is used extensively by the scientific community as a name given to some stretches of deoxyribonucleic acids (DNA) and ribonucleic acid...
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History of zoology (through 1859)
This article considers the history of zoology up to the year 1859, when the theory of evolution by natural selection was proposed by Charles Darwin.The history of zoology traces the study of the anima...
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History of zoology (since 1859)
This article considers the history of zoology since the theory of evolution by natural selection proposed by Charles Darwin in 1859.Charles Darwin gave new direction to morphology and physiology, by ...
History of zoology (since 1859) - Wikipedia
History of anatomy
The history of anatomy extends from the earliest examinations of sacrificial victims to the sophisticated analyses of the body performed by modern scientists. It has been characterized, over time, b...
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History of molecular biology
The history of molecular biology begins in the 1930s with the convergence of various, previously distinct biological and physical disciplines: biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, virology and physic...
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History of botany
The history of botany examines the human effort to understand life on Earth by tracing the historical development of the discipline of botany—that part of natural science dealing with organisms ...
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Evolution
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Gregor Mendel
Gregor Johann Mendel (20 July 1822 – 6 January 1884) was a German-speaking Moravian scientist and Augustinian friar who gained posthumous fame as the founder of the modern science of genetics. Though ...
Gregor Mendel - Wikipedia
Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (/ˈdɑrwɪn/; 12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established...
Charles Darwin - Wikipedia
History of evolutionary thought
Evolutionary thought, the conception that species change over time, has roots in antiquity, in the ideas of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Chinese as well as in medieval Islamic science. With the beg...
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History of ecology
The history of ecology is generally spoken of as a new science, having only become prominent in the second half of the 20th century. Ecological thought is derivative of established currents in philoso...
History of ecology - Wikipedia