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Computer Algorithms More Reliable than Standard Toxicology Tests on Animals - Technology Networks


Technology Networks
The most advanced toxicity-prediction tool the team developed was on average about 87 percent accurate in reproducing consensus animal-test-based results—across nine common tests, which account for 57 percent of the world's animal toxicology testing.
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Seven Cheetah Cubs Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) welcomed a litter of seven chirping cheetah cubs July 9. The cubs were born to first-time mother, Erin. She has been attentive and immediately started caring for the cubs after they were born. The ...

Peru creates new conservation area in Loreto's Amazon with private bio-park - Peru Reports


Peru Reports
Authorities said that the official demarcation of this new private conservation bio-park will allow them to better protect flora and fauna species in the area. Animals considered special in Peru and found within the park's perimeters include species of ...

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