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At this site, you can access some excellent study material on evolutionary biology (see chapters 20 through 25) and a tutorial on natural selection.
This site was the source for many of the figures in the lecture on Wednesday 21 May. Here is a simpler representation of the opponent processing model of color vision. Here you can mix light of different colors.
Adaptive Evolution of Photoreceptors and Visual Pigments in Vertebrates by Shozo Yokoyama and Ruth Yokoyama, Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, Vol. 27. (1996), pp. 543-567.
Would you like to be a tetrachromat?
Are you still confused by the metric system?
Perhaps you'd like to step into a parallel universe?
Are you hearing colors and smelling sounds? Maybe you have synesthesia!
Weird Research, Anomalous Physics with lots of links to a world of weird science
Read about the colossal squid (larger than the merely giant squid) here and here.
The Annals of Improbable Research (includes the IgNobel prize winners).
Beware of the Underground Meat-Eating Plant!
I think that the world is a better place because it has Hawaiian Happyface Spiders in it.
Ride into space in the Space Elevator.
Just plain weirdness
Find out how to tell if your cow has Mad Cow Disease
How fast is Santa Claus?
Not so weird
Read about the properties of water (rather weird, actually) and see the phase diagram (solid, liquid, gas)
A brief discussion of surface to volume ratio in biology
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