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Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar (Update) - Phys.Org

A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule ...
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Marietta Daily Journal
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Flesh eating beetles gnaw creatures to the bone under Bascom - UW Badger Herald

UW Badger Herald
An underground chamber reachable only by a long passage on the side of Bascom hill is home to flesh-eating beetles, left gnawing at skeletal remains for research. University of Wisconsin's Department of Zoology is host to this dermestarium, a dungeon ...

Single molecular switch may contribute to major aging-related diseases - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified what appears to be a molecular switch controlling inflammatory processes involved in conditions ranging from muscle atrophy to Alzheimer's disease. ... more than $785 ...

How baby bones self-repair -
Infant bone fractures heal without any medical intervention, thanks to muscle contractions and tissue growth that together move the bone fragments back into place. Elazar Zelzer and his colleagues at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel ...

Crowdfunding frogs: Miami professor jumps into genomes - Miami Student

Miami Student
“Ken Storey came to speak to our third-year biochemistry class and gave a lecture on the wood frog,” Kiss said. “At the time, the Human Genome Project and the movement … toward large genome projects was beginning — but the possibilities …

Surprising Inner-City Frog Among 7 New Species Found in Asia - National Geographic

National Geographic
The findings, published October 29 in the journal Contributions to Zoology, suggest that golden-backed frogs, with a range that stretches from Africa to Australia, are much more diverse than had been thought. Based on an analysis of the physical and ...
The Hindu

Flex Pharma developing treatments for muscle cramps - Boston Globe

Boston Globe
“Maybe it's not killing people, but it's pretty inconvenient,” said Flex Pharma's scientific co-founder, Rod MacKinnon, a Nobel laureate who leads the Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at Rockefeller University in New York. “It can be ...

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

Monte Iberia Eleuth
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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)
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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 ...

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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 ...

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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)
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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
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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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