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Sandra DePalma-Odell: Flora, fauna and frogs – Oh, my! ... - Galesburg Register-Mail

Galesburg Register-Mail
This has been, for lack of a better word, an unusual month in the Odell yard. It started out with a comment from Chip, my gardening partner, on the disappearance of a tree frog that normally appears nightly beside the front door. The light above the ...

Researchers coax human stem cells to rapidly generate bone, heart muscle - Science Daily

Science Daily
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have mapped out the sets of biological and chemical signals necessary to quickly and efficiently direct human embryonic stem cells to become pure populations of any of 12 cell types, including ...
Arizona Daily Sun
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Stanford team creates bone, heart muscle from embryonic stem cells - The Mercury News

The Mercury News
"It is fantastic -- a gateway to a lot of applications in regenerative medicine," a field which uses cells to build healthy replacement tissue, said graduate student Kyle Loh of Stanford's Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, a co ...
Medical Xpress (blog)

A new way to prevent muscle cramps - Fox News

Fox News
“The primary origin of the cramp is the nerve, not the muscle,” said Rod MacKinnon, the kayaker and Nobel Prize winning scientist who studies molecular neurobiology and biophysics at Rockefeller University and has led the new thinking on cramps.

A New Way to Prevent Muscle Cramps - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Could there finally be a way to prevent muscle cramps? As long as people have played sports, unexpected muscle cramps have been an Achilles' heel for everyone from aspiring Olympians to weekend warriors. For decades physicians and other experts in ...

Researchers Identify Link Between Cystic Fibrosis Protein and Airway Smooth Muscle Anomalies - Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Cystic Fibrosis News Today
The researchers found that treatment of G551D-CFTR cystic fibrosis patients with ivacaftor rapidly improved their CFTR function and ASM physiology, as measured by airflow obstruction and vascular tone. These results suggest that abnormalities in ASM ...

Frog Fest Highlights Ecology Saturday - St. Ignace News (subscription)

St. Ignace News (subscription)
The annual Frog Fest hosted by the Les Cheneaux Watershed Council is a day filled with science learning, as scientists, naturalists, and volunteers gather in Cedarville to share their knowledge with the community. The 16th Frog Fest is Saturday, July 9 ...

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

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

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
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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
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Background information on the small, brightly colored frog species.

Medpedia: Articular System
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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

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


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