Biology News
Art for spring: 'Flora from Fauna' - Palo Alto Online

Palo Alto Online
"Flora from Fauna" is the second half of a project started last spring -- the result of a $30,000 grant for public art from the Redwood City Improvement Association. The first half saw the installation of shadow stencils throughout the downtown area ...

Why dissecting the brain only gives us half its story - The Guardian

The Guardian
In neurobiology, historically, researchers relied on slicing up the brain to understand more about its structure. But 'murdering to dissect' hasn't always given us the best picture. When Renaissance physicians examined the cerebrospinal fluid in the ...

Pavlovian Response Shown in Small Sliver of Striatum in Brain - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory Equipment
“When we switched off the support cells, the mice licked the air in anticipation of the milk only half as often as normal,” said Sotiris Masmanidis, senior author, assistant professor of neurobiology at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine. “Species ...
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One and a Half Ass Acres Potbelly Pig Sanctuary

Center Sandwich - United States

Small potbelly pig sanctuary located in Canaan, NH. Includes pictures, video clips, and stories of some of their pigs.

National Potbelly Pig Registry
United States

Provides registration for potbelly pigs for shelters, individuals, and breeders.

Pig Pals Sanctuary

Small sanctuary for pot bellied pigs, set in the farm country of southern Illinois.

Ironwood Pig Sanctuary
United States

Dedicated to elimination the suffering of pot bellied pigs in Arizona and surrounding states.

Shepherd's Green Pig Sanctuary
United States

Rescues and provides care for abandoned and unwanted pet pigs in Tennessee.

Pig-A-Sus Homestead Sanctuary
United States

Nonprofit group dedicated to providing shelter for potbelly pigs and resources for owners of potbellies.

African Ass: Equus africanus
United Kingdom

Factsheet on this critically endangered species, its description, behavior and reproduction.

Asiatic Ass: Equus hermionus
United Kingdom

Factsheet on this wild relative of the domestic donkey, its description, distribution and biology, with several photographs.

United States

Bivalve taxonomy information and research. Includes extensive biobliographic information on bivalve genera. Part of the Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project of the National Science Foundation.

United States

Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) project investigating marine bivalves.

African Wild Ass (Equus asinus)
United Kingdom

Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.