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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey(R) Proudly Announces Its First Elephant Calf Born From Artificial Insemination

It's A Boy! The 22nd Calf Born into the Ringling Bros.(R) Conservation and Breeding Program VIENNA, Va., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation (R) proudly announces the birth of a healthy male Asian elephant -- marking the twe...

New Alexander, the Elephant Who Couldn't Eat Peanuts DVDs Help Children With Food Allergies

Alexander the Elephant Leads the Way to Educating Children With Food Allergies FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) is proud to announce the release of two animated DVDs that both entertain and educate children about food allergie...

Conference on Elephant Tuberculosis Research Establishes Action Plan at International Symposium on Elephant Conservation

VIENNA, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservationists and scientists from around the world gathered for the 2007 International Elephant Conservation and Research Symposium, in Orlando, Florida. The Symposium was hosted by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation(...

Jharkhand Elephant may Have Been Poisoned

An eight-year-old elephant which died under mysterious circumstances not far from here may have been poisoned, officials say//. The animal died Tuesday in Huntar village, 45 km from Ranchi. Forest officials are awaiting an autopsy to ascertain the cause of death. But they suspect it was poiso...

Catastrophic Elephant Man Drug Trial Victims Injected Recklessly

Experts allege that victims of the terrible 'Elephant Man' clinical trial were given the test drug injections at a 'reckless' rate.// The drug, a monoclonal antibody was TGN 1412 that is supposed to fight leukaemia, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Confidential documents have reveal...

A Royal Flush And A White Elephant

Due to a recent shoot out, the government of Nepal paid compensation of Nepali Rs. 150,000 ($2,100) to the family of slain cabbie//. The taxi driver was shot dead in Kathmandu valley Monday during a shutdown called by the Maoist guerrillas ahead of the Feb 8 local polls. The government also p...

Eleven Veterinary Students Win Top Awards at Morris Animal Foundation's Annual Research Competition

...ornia" 2nd Place for Wildlife, $2,500 Laura Waring, Royal Veterinary College D07ZO-636 : The Effect of Population Density on African elephant ( Loxodonta africana ) Endoparasite Burden: A Study of Three South African National Parks 3rd Place for Wildlife, $1,500 Santiago Diaz, U...

Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows

...; it was very difficult to ignore. And he continued until he was fed," she said. Although McComb's prior work had centered on animals as exotic as the elephant or lion, it got her to thinking -- why was this particular vocalization so compelling? "I wanted to get to the bottom of it." She quickly found out...

Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative 'Doctor Hippo' Series of Children's Books

...Series of children's picture books. Each of Dr. Cowan's books , The Little elephant with the Big Earache, Peeper Has a Fever, Katie Caught a Cold, Sadie's Sore...y found in the Departments of Public Health of ten states where The Little elephant with the Big Earache has been used for Antibiotic Awareness Outreach Progr...

Elephant Ensemble Theater Launches New Tour at the Ronald McDonald House in Long Island

... NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- elephant Ensemble Theater, a company that brings free perfo...ve boroughs, nationally and across the globe. elephant Ensemble presents valuable role models for childre...k Presbyterian Children's Hospital, among others. elephant Ensemble Theater first performed at the RMHLI last...

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St. Jude Defines Eye Cancer Gene's Role in Retinal Development

...coordination is that retinal thickness be the same, irrespective of eye size. For example, the mouse eye is about 5,000 times smaller than that of the elephant eye, but the retinal thickness in these two species is comparable." Working with mice, the researchers found that a gene called N-myc coordinates ...
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Lang Stereo Tests II

Description:...Lang Stereotest II measures disparities: Moon and Star are 200, car 400 and elephant 600 seconds of arc plus monocularly visible star. In the new Lang II test, ... seconds of arc for the moon and the star, 400 for the car, and 600 for the elephant when viewed at a distance of 40cm. The monocularly visible star helps attra...
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Trisomy 18

...nformation about Trisomy 18 , also called Edwards syndrome, including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. ... Bubonic Plague Trisomy 18 The elephant Man ... Most children with trisomy 18 die before or shortly after birth. ... Support Organization for Trisomy 18 , 13, and Related Disorder...

Bone marrow transplant

...A bone marrow transplant is when special cells (called stem cells) that are ... Bubonic Plague Multiple Myeloma Bone Marrow Transplant The elephant Man Bubonic ... Bone Marrow Transplant ... The bone marrow transplant team. Preparation for the recipient. Preparation ... Long-term o...
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Scientists find elephant memories may hold key to survival

A recent study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) suggests that old female elephantsand perhaps their memories of distant, life-sustaining sources of food and watermay be the key to survival during the worst of times. In particular, experienced eleph...

Social standing influences elephant movement

Berkeley -- When resources are scarce, who you know and where you're positioned on the social totem pole affects how far you'll go to search for food. At least that's the case with African elephants, according to a study led by ecologists at the University of California, Berkeley, who collaborated...

Widespread elephant slaughter discovered in Chad

A team led by a conservationist from the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society, working with the Chadian government and the European Union project CURESS near Chad's Zakouma National Park, has discovered 100 slaughtered elephants, most of them missing only their tusks -- a sure sign that po...

An elephant tail

Use of the amino acid supplement L-arginine following a heart attack does not improve certain cardiac functions and measurements and may be associated with an increased risk of death, according to a study in the January 4 issue of JAMA. L-arginine is a widely available dietary supplement and is p...

Vietnam war technology could aid elephant conservation

Seismic sensors developed to track enemy troop movements during the Vietnam war could help ecologists monitor and conserve elephant populations, according to new research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology. Dr Jason Wood and colleagues from Stanford Universit...

Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'

What do hot sauce aficionados and African elephants have in common? They both feel the burn of chilli peppers, the key ingredient for resolving human-elephant conflicts in Africa while raising money for farmers and conservation. Supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other group...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

It's a cloudless July afternoon in Etosha National Park in northern Namibia, and ecologist Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell is scanning the horizon for elephants. "It's so fantastic here," she says. "We're constantly seeing elephants, rhinos, zebras, ostriches--it's the Garden of Eden." A research asso...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

... Southern elephant seals responded rapidly to climate and habitat cha... retreated in the Holocene period 8,000 years ago, elephant seals, Mirounga leonina , adopted the emergent ha...d. They analysed data from ancient DNA to show how elephant seal populations responded when new breeding habit...

New research shows dinosaurs may have been smaller than we thought

...ard and his colleagues realized there was an error when they used the equation to determine the weight of living animals such as a hippopotamus and an elephant and discovered that the equation greatly overestimated the weight of these animals. The researchers developed a new equation for calculating dinosa...

Elephant-size loopholes sustain Thai ivory trade

... which oversees a global monitoring programme, the elephant Trade Information System (ETIS), for the Conventio...to the ongoing detriment of both African and Asian elephant populations," said Milliken. "Since 2004, the T...so uncovered reports of traders buying wild-caught elephant calves for use in Bangkok as "beggars" on the stre...

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Europium discovery

...ied to the sample space by inflating a doughnut-like bellow with helium gas. Much like a woman in stilettos exerts more pressure on the ground than an elephant does because the woman's force is spread over a smaller area, a small amount of helium gas pressure (60 atmospheres) creates a large force (1.5 tons) ...

MannKind to Present at Upcoming Conferences

... at upcoming conferences. -- 18th Annual Wachovia Nantucket Equity Conference on Monday, June 23, 2008 at 11:45 AM (Eastern Time) at The White elephant in Nantucket Island, Massachusetts -- 2nd Annual Jefferies Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time) in New...

Global branding is now a war

...ise we take everything for granted, ignoring the big signs on the highway? Ask directions? Heavens, no. Decades ago, it was clear that the days of the elephant rides in India would one day turn into sophisticated cyber-bazaars in cyber-jungles. Never mind the Forbidden City. China, too, will become a wide-ope...

2005: the year of the comeback

...organization to be most revered, possibly feared, and hopefully acquired by. In the hundreds of startup slide decks I see each year, Google is now the elephant to watch out for and nary a word is said about Microsoft, which may indicate that it has become more of a dinosaur than an elephant. These are a fe...

BIO 2006 aftermath and a taste of bio-generics

...e contingent as did other Midwest states. As this event was about biotech including biotech drugs, it is an appropriate time to deal with the large elephant sitting in the living room: bio-generics (drugs). On several occasions over the last few years I have addressed the worldwide generic pharmaceutica...

Dancing with elephants requires nifty footwork

...he same issue: How does a little guy dance with an elephant without getting crushed? These panels have host...access to new ones. You may not be able to help an elephant drive significant new revenue, but if you can lead...y has become a withered wallflower waiting for the elephant to accommodate it. Dance lesson 4: Be careful...

Locations must have connectivity to be viable

...nts and are connected to electronic highways. Nothing is more embarrassing to someone in real estate than to have their building viewed as a white elephant or, in the case of having inadequate intelligent amenities or connectivity, a good place to create warehouse or storage lockers. Why? Because who will...

Legislature should look to Wisconsin's natural energy advantages

... Madison, Wis . - Will Wisconsin join the biofuels parade as the marketplace elephant passes by - or follow behind with a shovel? That question was raised by state Sen. Bob Jauch , the veteran Democrat from Poplar, during Tuesday's ...
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Molar teeth

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