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Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...Dogster demographics. Along with sharing a beloved creature with the world via the Internet, Dogster and Catster members share tips about pet care or animal behavior. "If you have any questions about your dog changing with age, or getting another dog or cat, all these people are online at the same time so ...

Sea Creature's Toxin Could Lead to Promising Cancer Treatment

A toxin derived from a reclusive sea creature resembling a translucent doughnut has inspired UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers to develop //a related compound that shows promise as a cancer treatment. In a study appearing online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...

How Many Genes Does It Take to Learn? Lessons from Sea Slugs

...g that the neural processes in even a simple sea// creature are far from sluggish. At any given time within just a single brain cell of sea slug known as Aplysia, more than 10,000 genes are active, according to scientists writing in Friday's (Dec. 29, 2006) edition of the journal Cell. The findings suggest t...

Sea Urchin Genome Similar To Man And May Cure Diseases

... dystrophy. 'Another surprise is that this spiny creature with no eyes, nose or hears has genes involved in ... human development,' she added. Using a 'simple' creature like the sea urchin embryo to uncover the molecular basis underlying development offers several expe...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...tural beliefs related to the legend of the Yeti, a creature whose traditional role as protector of the sacred ...l values. The legend of the yeti, which posits the creature as a defender and inhabitant of only the most pristine lands, contributes to this practice. Yet even...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...tural beliefs related to the legend of the Yeti, a creature whose traditional role as "protector of the sacred...l values. The legend of the yeti, which posits the creature as a defender and inhabitant of only the most pristine lands, contributes to this practice. Yet even...

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

... these films portray the older woman as a pitiable creature whose life is enhanced by a man's presence. It must be unthinkable for the Hindi filmmaker to think of a female character who is happy and fulfilled without conventional notions of 'love' and 'marriage'," says film critic Deepa Gehlot. The stereotyp...

World's Smallest Fish Found In Indonesia

...a report on this. This is also the world's tiniest creature with a backbone, making it the smallest vertebrate in the world. Edited (IANS)...

Evolution influenced by Temperature change

...ers do not agree with the change of species or new creature evolution over time but they agree evolution in the form of animal size from small to big occur when the temperature got down. Though due to global warming the chances of size transmission may be static as there is a gradual increase in temperature g...

Human neurons grown in the brains of mice

... The term chimera refers to a Greek mythological creature with the head of a lion and the body of a goat. Such monstrous connotations are tamed in the modern era of pig valves for heart patients and protein drugs manufactured in hamster cells. Still, some critics of human embryonic stem cell research arg...

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