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The artist and her evolution - Harvard Gazette


Harvard Gazette
The first thing Rosamond Purcell photographed at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology back in the 1980s was a pangolin, or scaly anteater, with “armor-like overlapping limpet shells and rapier claws.” The animal caught her eye because of its ...

Bio bots: robots that mimic animal physiology - The Guardian


The Guardian
Hive of activity: bee-like robots could be sent to Mars. Photograph: Getty/Science Photo Library RF. Marsbees. Last week, Nasa announced that it is developing robotic bees to gather information about areas of Mars that wouldn't be accessible to a Mars ...

Who Cares If They're Cute? This Zoologist Accepts Animals On Their Own Terms - NPR


NPR
Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans have got it all wrong about sloths. "People think that because the animal is slow that it's somehow useless and redundant," she says. But in fact, "they are incredibly successful creatures." Cooke is the founder of the ...

When a sea lion is in distress, Marine Mammal Center springs into action - Daily Democrat


Daily Democrat
Marine mammals are highly sensitive to disturbance, which means they get stressed out when humans get too close. After watching the sea lion allow tourist after tourist to approach it without so much as a bark, I knew this animal was in distress. So, I ...

Researchers see promise for safer opioid pain reliever | EurekAlert ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Researchers at the University of Michigan have engineered a new compound that animal tests suggest could offer the pain-relieving properties of opioids such as morphine and oxycodone without the risk of addiction. With more than 100 Americans dying ...
Science Daily

Research Fellow - Department of Immunology & Infection - Times Higher Education (THE)


Times Higher Education (THE)
We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work with Dr Vanessa Yardley at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's headquarters in London. The successful applicant will carry out laboratory research to evaluate the activity of new ...

Drinking baking soda could be safe way to combat autoimmune disease - The Jerusalem Post


The Jerusalem Post
A daily dose of baking soda in water may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus, according to animal studies carried out at the Medical College of Georgia. The studies were ...
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Animal Research

Animal Defenders
United Kingdom

Investigates reports of animal suffering and abuse both in the U.K. and abroad including circus animal living conditions.

Americans for Medical Progress Educational Foundation
United States

Focuses on the threat by animal rights extremists to stop medical research that benefits both human and animal health.

Massachusetts Society for Medical Research
United States

Working to promote and enhance biomedical and biological research, including the proper care and use of animals, for the improved ...

Animal Research Consulting
United States

Provides consultancy services for animal research programs. These include training for animal care staff, facility start up and management, and ...

Lab Animal
United States

Professional journal for the biomedical research community, emphasizing humane care and handling.

Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory - University of Missouri-Columbia
United States

Conducts research in the areas of laboratory animal infectious disease, and trains laboratory animal veterinarians, laboratory pathologists, and research scientists.

United States

Provides over 1500 citations, papers and articles on anthrozoology. Also provides details of the latest research, conferences, media releases and ...

Sandown Scientific
United Kingdom

Suppliers and distributors of scientific products for behavioral research, providing comprehensive instrumentation and software for research in behavioural science.

American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS)
United States

animal advocacy and educational organization dedicated to ending experimentation on animals in research, testing, and education.

Applied Ethics in Animal Research
United States

A multi-disciplinary course and conference for those challenged by the profound ethical questions posed by animal use in biomedical and ...

Global Research and Rescue
United States

Non-profit animal organization that assists marine mammals, whales, dolphins and terrestrial animals.

Baboon Communication
United States

Article by Beth Bazar examining how baboons have voice and communication skills but not the "theory of mind" to understand ...

Friends of Animals
United States

Founded to protect and preserve animals and their habitats around the world.

Animal Information - SeaWorld/Busch Gardens
United States

Learn more about the animal kingdom with fun facts, in-depth information, pictures, and animal sounds provided by SeaWorld and Busch ...

Animal Adoptions
United Kingdom

Make a difference by adopting an animal for yourself or as a gift for a friend or loved one.

Canadian Council on Animal Care
Canada

National organization responsible for setting and maintaining standards for the care and use of animals in research, teaching, and testing ...

University of California Center for Animal Alternatives
United States

Provides information concerning animal alternatives, to improve the well-being of research animals and to optimize their contribution to education and ...

United Kingdom

Seeks to address the issues crucial to stopping the exploitation of animals and the planet.

SPCA Auckland
United States

News, services, and adoption information.

Animal Planet: Animal Cops
United States

Follows the Michigan Humane Society's animal cruelty investigators as they track down animal abusers and bring them to justice.

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