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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

New system can identify drugs to target 'undruggable' enzymes critical in many diseases - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology, in Cambridge, UK, demonstrated the capabilities of the new system by identifying a molecule that could successfully target a phosphatase to reduce the accumulation of ...

Ageing effects on physiology and nutrition of older pets – part 1 - vet times


vet times
An increase in the percentage of elderly pets has occurred, similar to humans. About one-third of pet dogs and cats in the UK are more than seven years of age, although the age a pet becomes “old” is difficult to define and old age is not a disease.

Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)

United States

Up-to-date information about fire effects on plants and animals of North America, developed at the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station's Fire Sciences Laboratory in Missoula, Montana.

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Information regarding the Texas persimmon including distribution, use, characteristics and fire ecology.

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Information regarding the American persimmon including distribution, use, characteristics and fire ecology.

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Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

Rice Information System
China

An integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics.

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Raptor Information System
United States

A keyworded catalog of over 40,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System
United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

International Species Information System
United States

Use abstracts to find the holdings of zoos and other institutions of many wild species, including amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles.