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4424
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A train struck Gerald McCarthy, the first biologist of the North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station, while he collected plants on October 11, 1892. He was severely injured; deafness prevented his hearing the train's approach. Yet deafness did not prevent an outstanding biological career. His accomplishments include contributing to the early development of the national seed-testing standard and the creation of the North Carolina Crop-Pest Control Commission.
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26069
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Batesian mimicry occurs when a harmless species closely resembles a harmful species. David Pfenning, professor of biology, studies the scarlet kingsnake and the venomous eastern coral snake. According to Pfenning, mimicry is a survival strategy that evolves based on a species’ predators and prey.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 18 Issue 1, Fall 2001, p30-32, il, por Periodical Website
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26184
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Ted Salmon is an engineer-turned-biologist who links image-processing electronics with microscopes to examine mitosis, the cell’s way of reproducing. He is investigating why the process sometimes causes diseases like Down syndrome or cancer.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 13 Issue 3, Spring 1997, p20-22, il, por Periodical Website
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26590
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Susan Allen, the first wildlife biologist appointed to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, finds the state at a crossroads of natural resource management. She contributes her understanding of how hunting and fishing affects wildlife population dynamics.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 36 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1989, p9-11, il, por
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38165
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As the District Biologist for Wildlife Resources Commission District Three, Charles Woodhouse’s duties include the handling of habitat improvement materials, conducting talks on wildlife conservation to wildlife clubs and other interested organizations, providing technological assistance for wildlife habitats, along with a variety of other less common jobs.
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38175
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With the urging from Principal Gregory and biologist Mr. LD Woodruff, conservation programs and clubs have been popping up at Mountain View school in Wilkes County. These programs have both garnered and fulfilled interests in students.