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Eye drops to stop blindness?

EYE DROPS TO STOP BLINDNESS?

Tests have already shown they can work on rats but now Birmingham University researchers have proven the pain-free method can work...

Birds at the Bell

BIRDS AT THE BELL

Perhaps some other time I'll write in more detail about the links between Minnesota's Bell Museum and birds. There are many. Now I'll...

 
 
 
A Profile in Compassion: Dr. Christine Braun-Volunteer to Veterinarian

A PROFILE IN COMPASSION: DR. CHRISTINE BRAUN-VOLUNTEER TO VETERINARIAN

Dr. Braun with Maybell, a tortie kitten she spayed in CatNap's clinic. Maybell has since been adopted. From cleaning cages as a teenage...

Rwanda Dreaming

RWANDA DREAMING

The beginning of the northern summer is a good time to dream of some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. No, I am not talking of...

 
 
 
Miami Mega Mall vs. Everglades National Park

MIAMI MEGA MALL VS. EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK

Merchandising folly 1 - Conservation 0 The Miami-Dade County Commission approved development of ‘the largest shopping mall in North...

NOT EASY FOR PATRIOTS TO REPLACE 'RIDICULOUSLY LARGE MAMMAL'

Former Patriots left tackle Matt Light talks about how the team will fare without mammoth Nate Solder and whether rookie Isaiah Wynn...

 
 
 
The Machinery for Phospholipid Scrambling

THE MACHINERY FOR PHOSPHOLIPID SCRAMBLING

Image size: 128.0KB made with VMD From bacteria to mammals, different phospholipid species are segregated between the inner and outer...

Scientists Aim to Develop “Genomic Ark” of High-Quality Bat Genomes

SCIENTISTS AIM TO DEVELOP “GENOMIC ARK” OF HIGH-QUALITY BAT GENOMES

Pop quiz: Which animal accounts for around 20% of all living mammals, harbors some of the world's deadliest diseases, lives proportionately...

 
 
 
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Black Bears

ALLIGATOR RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE BLACK BEARS

Though I grew up where the Hudson Valley meets the Catskill Mountains, in the heart of Black Bear country, I can count my encounters...

Funding for Marine Mammal Commission ekes through 2018 Federal Budget plan - but there's more work to be done

FUNDING FOR MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION EKES THROUGH 2018 FEDERAL BUDGET PLAN - BUT THERE'S MORE WORK TO BE DONE

North Atlantic right whales are facing a breeding and survival crisis, due in large part to entanglements in fishing gear. Humpback...

 
 
 
Review: Backyard Birds and More: Looking Through the Glass by Glen Apseloff

REVIEW: BACKYARD BIRDS AND MORE: LOOKING THROUGH THE GLASS BY GLEN APSELOFF

Back in 2013, I had the pleasure of reviewing Glen Apseloff's Backyard Birds: Looking Through the Glass. Time, unlike a Kiwi , flies,...

The Birds and the Bees

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

In June of 2017, a judge in India declared that peacocks are celibate as they do not mate the usual way. I've received several questions...

 
 
 
The Ugly Truth About Cloning Your Dog

THE UGLY TRUTH ABOUT CLONING YOUR DOG

The first successful dog cloning took place in 2005 when Snuppy, an Afghan Hound puppy, was created from the ear skin of a dog named...

IN PICTURES: CAMPAIGNERS CALL FOR TOTAL BAN ON FOX HUNTING

Animal rights campaigners have converged on the Holyrood parliament to call for a total ban on fox hunting in Scotland. Fox hunting...

 
 
 

SPEXIN IN THE HALF-SMOOTH TONGUE SOLE : MOLECULAR CLONING, EXPRESSION PROFILES, AND PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS

Abstract Spexin , a novel neuropeptide discovered by the bioinformatics approach, has been shown to exert pleiotropic functions in...

10 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds

10 HYPOALLERGENIC DOG BREEDS

Who wouldn't love a dog that doesn't shed? Like all other furry mammals, dogs have dander and fur that can cause even those without...

 
 
 
Genes that aid Spinal Cord Repair in Fish also Found in Humans

GENES THAT AID SPINAL CORD REPAIR IN FISH ALSO FOUND IN HUMANS

Genes that aid in the natural repair of injured spinal cord in the lamprey fish also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous...

Maine whale biologist says whale protected her from shark

MAINE WHALE BIOLOGIST SAYS WHALE PROTECTED HER FROM SHARK

A Maine marine biologist says footage of her swimming with a humpback whale shows the large mammal protecting her from a tiger shark.

 
 
 

GENETIC DIVERSITY OF BARTONELLA SPP. IN WILD MAMMALS AND ECTOPARASITES IN BRAZILIAN PANTANAL

Abstract The present work aimed to investigate the genetic diversity of Bartonella in mammals and ectoparasites in Pantanal wetland,...

Red Hawks

RED HAWKS

The Red-tailed Hawk were once called “Chicken Hawks” and the Red-shouldered the “Hen Hawk.” Undoubtedly they took a few chickens, but...