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Homing pigeons use local natural odors to find their way - EurekAlert (press release)

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Gagliardo and her colleagues have published their research in Springer's Journal of Comparative Physiology A. The researchers set out to test the olfactory activation hypothesis proposed by a team of Portuguese and American scientists in 2009 and 2010, ...

New study shows exercise can help with weight loss. But are you doing enough? -
The new study, published in June in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, debunks the long-held theory that exercise alone is not enough to help someone shed unwanted pounds — cutting calories had ...

Comparative Placentation

La Jolla - United States

Provides an examination and evaluation of placenta from many different types of mammals. Includes glossary, taxonomy and biography of author, maintained by the University of California, San Diego.

Comparative Genometrics

Database of whole genome comparisons. Two genometric analyses are available: the DNA walk and two complementary representations during the initial phase. Primarily focused on prokaryotic genomes but also includes virus, organelles, phages and plasmids.


Tables of contents, abstracts, and journal information, as well as the option to receive updates via email. Publishes papers on Comparative aspects of metabolism and enzymology, Metabolic regulation, Respiration and gas transport, Physiology of body fluids, Circulation, Temperature relations, Endocrine regulation, Muscular physiology. Not an association journal.

Comparative Cognition Society
United States

A scientific society dedicated to studying the mechanisms and evolution of cognition in animals.


Chapter from a book by Walter F Boron examines respiration in mammals and the transportation of gases by the circulatory system.

Comparative Genomic Hybridization

CGH is a molecular cytogenetic method of screening a tumor for genetic changes. CGH protocols, images, publications, events and links maintained by the University Hospital Charit+?, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany.

United States

Guidance from the U.S. Department of Energy and National Institutes of Health Guidance. Features abstracts, newsletter articles, and related resources.


Tables of contents since 1996, abstracts, and journal information, as well as the option to receive updates via email. Not an association journal.

United States

Organized to integrate the many fields of specialization in the broad field of biology; publishes the journal American Zoologist. Organization information, job and postdoc postings, and other resources for researchers and educators.

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
United States

University of Wisconsin site has images showing the brain's internal architecture of specimens from over 100 mammalian species for studying differences in brain function and evolution.

Phylogeny and Comparative Biology of Wrens
United States

Summarizes the phylogeny of these birds, discusses the evolution of their social and vocal behavior, and provides photos. Includes related links.