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A golden retriever with the mutation for Duchenne muscular dystrophy was found to have working muscles because of a compensatory mutation in another gene. The dog, Ringo, was bred by researchers to have the mutated version of a protein called ...

This App Will Change the Way You See Your Neighborhood - Mother Jones

Mother Jones
In the Bay Area, you also can explore the history of the Castro, stroll amid the flora and fauna of Golden Gate Park, revisit the activist history of the Oakland neighborhood that gave birth to the Black Panthers, and, as of this week, revisit the ...

Study by the sea - Golden Gate Xpress

Golden Gate Xpress
Karen Backe (left) and Lindsay Faye (center), both marine science grad students, prepare a slide with a sample of phytoplankton during their biological oceanography class at The Romberg Tiburon Center on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. (Ryan McNulty / Xpress).

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.