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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner

DENVER , June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Zoo and HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) revealed today Denver's newest mascot, Jack, the Rocky Mountain river otter. Jack, named after Dr. Jack Chang, is the official animal mascot of the new pediatric hospital. (Photo:...

Lincoln Park Zoo researcher awarded prestigious conservation biology fellowship

Sarah Keenan Jacobi, Ph.D., an environmental analyst for Lincoln Park Zoo's Urban Wildlife Institute was recently selected from a pool of highly qualified candidates worldwide to receive the prestigious Smith Fellowship from the Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation. It is...

Foot-and-mouth Disease Outbreak Forces Thiruvananthapuram Zoo to Shut Down

The Thiruvananthapuram Zoo has barred the entry of visitors for a week following the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease . The zoo has reportedly lost its entire stock of Indian gaur (Bos Gaurus) -- a lookalike of the Indian bison - and 12 blackbucks in the week gone by. It was confi...

San Diego Zoo Prepares Itself Against Bird Flu

In an attempt to protect against bird flu, it has been proposed to spend an amount of $500,000 towards the protection of more than 3000 species// of rare birds (only found in captivity) in the San Diego Zoo. The previous threats from Newcastle disease that occurred three years ago in the Uni...

12 Deer Die of Pneumonia in Tripura Zoo

At least 12 spotted deer have died of pneumonia at the Sipahijala wildlife sanctuary-cum-zoo in Tripura, officials said Saturday//. A wildlife officer said the deer suffered from a bout of pneumonia as the state was lashed by thunderstorms and intermittent rains during the past week. "I...

Gorilla Dies during Heart Surgery at Washington Zoo

Kuja, a 23-year-old western lowland gorilla died at Washington's National Zoo on Saturday while undergoing surgery //for heart disease. This animal was one of Washington zoo's two adult male western lowland gorillas. These gorillas are an endangered species native to the tropical rain forests...

Diseased Parakeets in Exhibit in Zoo

A zoo official has alleged that the San Francisco Zoo had knowingly imported parakeets with a contagious and commonly fatal bird disease for an exhibit encouraging human interaction //. While the disease is not infectious cannot to humans bird lovers are concerned that the virus which causes ps...

Arizona's AM 1230 KOY to be Broadcast from SCAN Health Plan Studios

...munity-outreach initiatives by the health plan. Last month more than 114 SCAN employees and families participated in the Arthritis Walk at the Phoenix zoo to raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation. The November opening of the SCAN Resource Center provided a place for local seniors to attend programs an...

SCAN Health Plan Partners With Local Station ABC 15 to Provide Healthy Living Tips and Resources to Area Seniors

...eries of community-outreach initiatives by the health plan. On May 2 more than 40 SCAN employees will participate in the Arthritis Walk at the Phoenix zoo to raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation. The November opening of the SCAN Resource Center provided a place for local seniors to attend programs an...

Human Services, Health Organizations and Transit Receive a Majority of Kresge's Nearly $73 Million in First Quarter Grants

...mmunity College Springfield $850,000 Mid-Ohio Foodbank Columbus $1,450,000 The Toledo zoo Toledo $600,000 OREGON Clackamas County Children's Commission Marylhurst $200,000 ...

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Zoo in Medical Dictionary

Microbe

... Visit the Microbe zoo and sample microbial ... The Microbe zoo is part of the DLC-ME project which was developed by the Comm ... Yosum...

Jack

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Zoo in Biological News

Lincoln Park Zoo scientists awarded National Institutes of Health grant

Chicago, Ill Lincoln Park Zoo post-doctoral researcher Carson Murray, Ph.D. has received a $900,000 grant over five years from one of the world's foremost medical research centers, the National Institutes of Health. She and her mentors, Elizabeth Lonsdorf, Ph.D. and Rachel Santymire, Ph.D. of Lin...

Lincoln Park Zoo awarded $1.5 million grant for new research institute

Chicago, Ill Lincoln Park Zoo has been awarded a grant by The Davee Foundation to establish a new research division, the Urban Wildlife Institute, which will focus studies on the interactions between urban dwellers and wildlife, and utilize sound science to create best practice conflict resolutio...

National Zoo giant panda pregnancy update

Scientists at the Smithsonian's National Zoo detected a secondary rise in urinary progestin levels in the Zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) earlier this month. The results from the test on Thursday, June 19 lead scientists to believe the hormone rise indicates that it would be mid- to...

Male bird at Smithsonian's National Zoo has special reason to celebrate Father's Day

How will the only male rhea at the Smithsonian's National Zoo spend Father's Day? He will spend it much like he has spent the past eight weeks: as a proud papa nurturing and caring for his four chicks born April 20. This is the first time in some 30 years that rhea chicks have hatched at the Zoo. ...

Lincoln Park Zoo launches first-of-its-kind wildlife reintroduction database

On April 15, during the first International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference in Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo announced the launch of a scientific resource called the Avian Reintroduction & Translocation Database (ARTD). The first of its kind, this comprehensive, standardized directory will serve as...

National Zoo scimitar-horned oryx going into the wild

A male scimitar-horned oryx from the Smithsonians National Zoos Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Va., is playing an important role in ensuring the species does not vanish from the planet. The oryx, along with eight others from American and European zoos, was sent to Tunisia in ...

Gorilla gets MRI at Bronx Zoo

Talk about house calls! The Wildlife Conservation Society thanks The Brain Tumor Foundation and its "Road To Early Detection" campaign for their assistance in performing a brain scan on a gorilla at the Bronx Zoo. The on-site procedureperformed by dozens of wildlife veterinarians, zookeepers, ...

Biofeedback from the zoo

Almost three percent of all Americans suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). But when do you cross the line between a neurotic compulsion to check your email every five minutes and mental illness? According to new Tel Aviv University research, the best way to understand and effectivel...

First successful reverse vasectomy on endangered species performed at the National Zoo

Veterinarians at the Smithsonian's National Zoo have performed the first successful reverse vasectomy on a Przewalski's horse ( E. ferus przewalskii ; E. caballus przewalskii classification debated), pronounced zshah-VAL-skeez. Przewalksi's horses are a horse species native to China and Mongolia...

Rare North Island brown kiwi hatches at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

Early Friday morning, March 7, one of the worlds most endangered speciesa North Island brown kiwihatched at the Smithsonians National Zoo Bird House. Keepers had been incubating the egg for five weeks, following a month long incubation by the chicks father, carefully monitoring it for signs of pip...
Zoo in Biological Technology

Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiricahua Mountains

...ths is a hobby. His new discovery is Lithophane leeae . Walsh found it in the Chiracahua mountains east of Tucson, and reported it in the journal zoo Keys . Lithophane moths are members of the noctuid family, which often are dull colored. Walsh's moth, in contrast, is bright pink. He also named i...

'Museomics' yields new insights into extinct Tasmanian tiger

... January 13, 2009 In 1902, the National zoo in Washington D.C. arranged to have a unique and e...es, including one of those brought to the National zoo more than 100 years ago, making novel discoveries ...easingly rare in the wild at the time the National zoo acquired the female and cubs, and was declared ext...

Eklin Announces Acquisition of Ultrasource, Inc.

...hile providing outstanding customer service." Ultrasource offers Philips, Sonoscape and SIUI ultrasound systems for small animal, equine, exotic and zoo animals. Applications include cardiology, internal medicine, reproduction, musculoskeletal and other soft tissue anatomy. Sophisticated color and puls...

InSet Technologies Appoints Jon Tremmel to its Board of Directors

... and a MBA from the University of Minnesota. Jon presently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his family and is an active member of the Minnesota zoo Board, in addition to various Board positions for other companies. "InSet has made substantial progress in the development of a new generation of im...

Polar neutrino observatory construction leaps ahead

...y flit through the Earth. Neutrinos are ghostly, high-energy subatomic particles created in galactic collisions, distant black holes, quasars and a zoo of the most violent events in the cosmos. They carry information that promises to peel back some of the mystery of the universe's most enigmatic event...

Research park adds Johnson Controls, Eaton

.... "The park is becoming the cluster for high-technology in the [southeastern Wisconsin] region." Milwaukee County Research Park is located near the zoo interchange, which includes Interstate 94, in western Milwaukee County. ...
Zoo in Biological Definition

Albinism

...owdrop, an albino African Penguin, born at Bristol zoo (England), died in August 2004. No other zoo in the world had an albino penguin and only two or... the pink eyes that make a true albino. Bristol zoo was the home to a very rare albino African pengu...

Animal

... squid , starfish , turtle , whale , wolf , worm , zebra See also Animal intelligence Animal locomotion Biota Zoology zoo Clean animals Unclean animals Animal (Muppet) External links Tree of Life A Multimedia Database of Various UK or Endanger...

Animal

... squid , starfish , turtle , whale , wolf , worm , zebra See also Animal intelligence Animal locomotion Biota Zoology zoo Clean animals Unclean animals Animal (Muppet) External links Tree of Life A Multimedia Database of Various UK or Endanger...
Zoo in Biological Dictionary

Recombinase

...se . ... Recombinase Zoo. ADME-Tox. Model Generation. Quality Assurance. Publications. Advantages ... further details regarding the Recombinase zoo (PDF 47KB). PRINT ... The European Bioinformatics Institute ... IPR006118 Recombinase , conserved site 6 - 14 ... a protein homologous to a si...

Polymorphism

..."switch" constructs ... Listing 3 shows how multiple polymorphism solves the problem introduced in ... Polymorphism in UML : A Good Example : A zoo Simulation of Animals : ... This "overloading" is the simplest from of polymorphism . ... [ Polymorphism by Late Binding ] ... Information about...

Microbe

...ces for Labs Microbe at NexTag.com. Find Bargains on Appliances, Furnishings and More for your Kitchen, Bedroom and Yard. DLC-ME Home | Microbe zoo | International Society for Microbial Ecology. Microbes of the Month Index. Click on an image or name to discover more! January: ... Microbe In...

Loop of Henle

...le ? ... Henle's loop . juxtamedullary nephron. limb. loop . medulla of the ... Henle And The Loops entertained the animals at the Indy zoo on Friday night June ... It's the Henle Summer Break. The Loops are scheduled to crank it up again ... ...

Homozygosity

...ype of each litter. ... ... and therefore will not result in homozygosity in most loci in the offspring. ... by conservation managers and zoo captive breeders to prevent homozygosity . ... homozygosity n. The condition of having identical genes at one or more loci in homologous ch...

Gametogenesis

... From the On-Line Biology Book. ... Gametogenesis is the process of forming gametes (by definition haploid, n) from ... Gametogenesis . ... zoo 317 Heredity, Evolution and Society. Lecture 4. Cummings 2: pp 33-45. MEIOSIS; GAMETOGENESIS ... III. Gametogenesis refers to formation of mature ...

Conservation

... animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting ... blog on conservation , science and ... San Diego zoo Conservation Research is one of the world's largest zoo-based research centers. ... leader at connecting people to wildlife and conservation . ... ...

Animal

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