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Peru's Eden of biodiversity - The Straits Times


The Straits Times
An "Inhua" (Polylepis rodolfo-vasquezii) plant, a "Rana de Chaparro" (Phrynopus chaparroi) frog and a "Lagartija reticulada del Mantaro" (Ameiva reticulada) lizard are among 150 new species of plants and animals discovered in Peru, according to the ...

New views of intracellular channel that controls skeletal muscle - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
"Now, rather than having a static picture of the channel, we can make movies of a sort showing how various parts of the molecule are moving around," said co-study leader Dr. Frank, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of biological ...

Ancient Plague Genome Reconstructed from 6th Century Victim's Teeth - Newsmax


Newsmax
Evidence of the Justinianic plague has been discovered from sixth century skeletal remains in an area of southern Germany, showing the epidemic stretched further than written history has suggested, according to a Molecular Biology & Evolution report ...

Ancient DNA traces extinct Caribbean 'Island Murderer' back to the ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
From skeletal remains found among ancient owl pellets, a team of scientists has recovered the first ancient DNA of the extinct West Indian mammal Nesophontes ...

Eating your greens could enhance sport performance - Science Daily


Science Daily
The observations published in Frontiers in Physiology were unexpected: after only five weeks, the muscle fiber composition changed with the enhanced nitrate intake when training in low oxygen conditions. "This is probably the first study to demonstrate ...

Looking for a cure for muscle cramps? Try | The Pueblo Chieftain - Pueblo Chieftain


Pueblo Chieftain
Q: I trained all summer for a swim across the Hudson River. My trainer and I made sure I stayed hydrated, but I still cramped up during the swim. Is there any way ...

Frog Skeletal Muscle

Netfrog-Interactive Frog Dissection
United States

Really instructive frog dissection photo images, movies, text, and practical interaction. Designed for use in high school biology classes by ...

Tree Frog Land
Spain

Information on how to keep and care for tree frogs including White's Tree Frogs and Cuban Tree Frogs.

Intelitool
United States

Provider of physiology experimentation instrumentation products for studying neurology, muscle physiology, and electrocardiography.

Amphibian Research Centre
United States

Dedicated to the research and conservation of Australia's unique frogs. Provides information on how to get involved in conservation, research, ...

Monte Iberia Eleuth
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this frog, Eleutherodactylus iberia, which is the smallest living frog in the northern hemisphere.

Warshaw, David M.
United States

Research on the structure and function of proteins associated with muscle contraction at the intracellular level. From the Health Science ...

Mountain Yellow-legged Frog (Rana muscosa)
United States

Providing up-to-date information on the natural history and conservation.

Heart Attack Overview
United States

The heart is a muscle like any other in the body. Arteries supply it with oxygen-rich blood so that it ...

United States

Provides diagnosis, treatment, and study of the nervous system.

Animal Planet Reptile Guide: Poison Arrow Frog Stats & Facts
United States

Background information on the small, brightly colored frog species.

Medpedia: Articular System
United States

The joints are the places of union between skeletal elements, that are more or less moveable. Joints are commonly defined ...

United States

An old-fashioned county fair held annually on the third weekend in May.

Evaluation of Critical Habitat for the California Red-Legged Frog
United States

Summary and PDF reproduction of a paper on California's Red-Legged frog recovery plan.

Queensland Frog Society
Australia

Main aims are to encourage an interest in frogs, provide assistance for newcomers and undertake a continuous survey of the ...

Switzerland

Illustrates both the skeletal and muscular anatomy.

ARKive: Golden Frog (Mantella Aurantiaca)
United States

Description, habitat, and conservation information about the Madagascan frog species.

Axiogenesis
Germany

Axiogenesis provides in vitro differentiated cardiomyocytes, endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells for drug development and toxicological testing. The cells ...

Herper.com: Reptiles and Amphibians
United States

Articles, photographs and links related to herpetology, herpetoculture and herpetofauna.

BioMechanic Physical Therapy
United States

The idea behind the name BioMechanic Physical Therapy has to do with the mechanics of how the body works. We ...

African Clawed Frog (Xenopus laevis)
United States

Contains a background on the frog, housing, and mating information.

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