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Strong, steady forces at work during cell division - Phys.Org

To not have this force question nailed down represented a major gap in our basic understanding of cell biology especially since kinetochores are arguably the most important force transducing structures in the cell; they're like the Golden Gate or ...

Extinction Of Stephan's Riffle Beetle Raises Concerns Over Biodiversity In Arizona - KJZZ

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has declared an insect once found in Madera Canyon south of Tucson extinct — one of about 200 species of animals, plants and insects that disappear every day. This trend has many scientists concerned for the state of ...

Congressman Grijalva on Decline in Biodiversity, the Extinction of the Stephan's Riffle Beetle - KAWC

“I think that kind of attitude leads one to the conclusion that it's a permissible, that biodiversity or life in general will recuperate somehow,” he says of those who dismiss the importance of the Endangered Species Act. “But every link we lose to ...

Golden Tortoise Beetle

Houston - United States

Popular article about the golden tortoise beetle (Metriona bicolor, Chrysomelidae), its life cycle and feeding habits.

Charidotella bicolor: Golden Tortoise Beetle
United States

Illustrations and information on these insects, commonly known as Goldbugs, their distribution, life cycle, description, host plants, damage, natural enemies and management.

Chelymorpha cribraria: Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this species, its distribution, identification, biology and hosts.

Hemisphaerota cyanea: Palmetto Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this species, its distribution, description, life cycle and biology.

Plagiometriona clavata: Clavate Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this easily recognized beetle, its distribution, description, hosts and biology.

Radiated Tortoise
United States

Geochelone radiata, by David T. Kirkpatrick.

Tortoise Trust
United States

Dedicated to the conservation and captive care of turtles and tortoises. Features care sheets and articles on every aspect of chelonia.

Desert Tortoise Council
United States

An international nonprofit organization whose members share a common fascination with wild desert tortoises and the environment they depend upon.

FAQ - Turtle/Tortoise
United States

Help for people just starting out in the keeping of chelonians as pets.

American Tortoise Rescue
United States

Founded to shelter and rehabilitate all species of tortoise and turtle.

Desert Tortoise Council
United States

Promotes conservation of the desert tortoise in the deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico.