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National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center

The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) provides a variety of materials and opportunities for educators. The Education and Outreach section has a compilation of sites with good evolutionary education material, policy information, and general information about evolution. There is also an Education in the News series, in both text and podcast format, in which current research in evolutionary biology is written up for students and instructors with additional supporting material for in class use. Instructors may be interested in the sabbatical and short term visitors programs available through the Science and Synthesis section. NESCent is primarily a research institution funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to facilitate broadly synthetic research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary biology. Located in Durham, NC, NESCent is a collaborative effort between Duke University, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. Go to the Mirror Site, Action Bioscience, for information on SEVEN BIOSCIENCE issues that affect your life.


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