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Zoology: of rats and men — a tale of extinction - Financial Times


Financial Times
Zoologists have turned a scientific spotlight on what they call the “forgotten mass extinction of mammals” — the loss within the past 500 years of 15 to 20 diverse rat-like species living on Caribbean islands, some of which grew as big as cats. All ...

Noah Thomas case: Timeline for autopsy report, including toxicology results ... - Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times
While crime shows like “CSI” and “Law and Order” may depict that toxicology reports take a matter of minutes or hours, in reality these tests are a combination of scientific and analytical work that can be complicated. “The whole forensic process takes ...
The Daily Progress

Director, Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Service - Scientific American


Scientific American
Gastroenterology, Trauma, and Surgery; Aging/Geriatrics, Behavioral/Psychiatric Disorders, and Substance Abuse; Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Oncology and Hematology; Renal Disorders and Endocrine Disorders; Neurobiology; Cardiovascular ...

Project to restore HA Giang's biodiversity by 2020 - Viet Nam News


Viet Nam News
Project to restore HA Giang's biodiversity by 2020. HA GIANG (VNS) - A project to plan and restore biodiversity by 2020 and create a vision for northern Ha Giang Province by 2030 has attracted the attention of experts and scientific organisations. Cao ...

World Tapir Day, 2015 - Scientific American (blog)


Scientific American (blog)
Just some of the many toy Malayan tapirs I own. The models at the top are old Britiains models. The knitted tapir below is by the wonderful Sasha Kopf, aka Tapir Girl. I've just learnt (thanks, Marko Bosscher) that today (April 27th) is World Tapir Day ...

Haifa University to share $1.3 million grant for pioneering brain research - Ynetnews


Ynetnews
Dr. Shlomo Wagner, head of the Neurobiology of Social Behavior lab at the university, will cooperate with the University of Heidelberg in Germany, the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and the National Center of Scientific Research in Paris.

John Glenn, 93, says schools should teach evolution, ruminates on suspended ... - Fox News


Fox News
Glenn said facts about scientific discovery should be taught in schools - and that includes evolution. The 93-year-old said that he sees no contradiction between believing in God and believing in evolution. When he went back into space in 1998, he had ...
Canton Repository

Scientific Names

ScientificName.net
United Kingdom

Searchable database providing scientific names for many plants and animals.

Birds of the World
United States

List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU ...

Desert Bats
United States

Includes color photos, scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats, and life cycle.

Sorting Phaseolus Names
Australia

scientific and common names of many bean species in several world languages.

Names of North American Amphibians and Reptiles
United States

Translations of scientific names, list of description citations and data of persons honored in the nomenclature.

LepIndex - Global Lepidoptera Names Index
United Kingdom

An online, updated version of The Natural History Museum's card index archive to the scientific names of the living and ...

Kid Territory: Why Do Animals Have Scientific Names?
United States

Learn all about the meanings, origins, and purpose of scientific animal names with a kid territory article from the San ...

Multilingual Bird Search
Denmark

Translates world bird names between several languages, including scientific names. Includes photo gallery.

Bow Wow Meow
Australia

Offers a pet names database that gives you the meaning and popularity of the name.

Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

List of standard common and scientific names with distribution maps, images, and notes.

OvernightPetTags.com: Popular Dog Names
Canada

Features a list of the most popular pet names for both male and female dogs, based on the site's statistics ...

Pet Names Directory
United States

Lists male, female, non-gender specific, and reader-submitted names.

Dog Names
United States

Searchable database and list of over 6,000 popular names with meanings including categories such as female, male, and German dog ...

A Zillion Names to Name Your Dog
United States

Single, registered, matching, double, and triple dog names. Submit your own ideas.

M.M.P.N.D. - Sorting Mangifera names
Australia

Lists the better known species, together with alternative botanic names, and common names in a number of different languages.

NewPet.com Pick-a-Name
United States
Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

Online taxonomy database, based on the CSIRO Handbook of Australian Insect names, featuring common and scientific nomenclature, distribution maps, and ...

DesertUSA: Cicadas
United States

Description, life cycle, and behavior of cicadas found throughout the Mojave, Great Basin, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran deserts.

Dog Pet Names and Meanings
United States

Got a dog or puppy still waiting to be named? Find male and female dog names and their meanings.

Scorpions
United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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