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Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism...

Date: 24 Feb 2008, Rating: 3.19, 6 pages

Sex, bugs and Haldane's rule: the nematode genus Pristionchus in the United States
Taken together, the Pristionchus – beetle association provides a powerful tool for studying biodiversity, biogeography, speciation and species invasion on a global scale.

Date: 16 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00, 9 pages

Cell lineage analysis of the mandibular segment of the amphipod Orchestia cavimana reveals that the crustacean paragnaths are sternal outgrowths and not limbs
The authors discuss notable similarities of paragnath anlagen to those of the hypopharynx complex in myriapods and hexapods.

Date: 16 Oct 2007, Rating: 1.60, 5 pages

Duplicated Hox genes in the spider Cupiennius salei
The authors describe four new Hox genes from the spider Cupiennius salei

Date: 16 Oct 2007, Rating: 1.00, 7 pages

Molecular patterns of sex determination in the animal kingdom: a comparative study of the biology of reproduction
A variety of such regulatory mechanisms have been described so far and some of the more extensively studied ones are being discussed.

Date: 16 Oct 2007, Rating: 2.33, 10 pages

Ammonia excretion in aquatic and terrestrial crabs
This review presents data combined with models of ammonia excretion derived from studies on decapod crabs, with a view to providing new impetus to investigation of this essential issue.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 3.00, 5 pages

Abused animals suffer broken spirits, too
Experts say animals need to learn to trust humans to begin healing process.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.05

Avoid Animals When Visiting Developing Countries, Warn Experts
Experts warn travellers to getvaccinated and avoid animals when visiting areas such as Africa, Asia,Latin America, and the Middle East, where rabies is common.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 6.50

Children Should Not Be Left Unsupervised With Dogs, Say Experts
Children should not be left unsupervised to play with a dog, say experts

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.57

Life As A Dog Means Faster Mutations
It may be hard to see that the Chinese crested dog is descended from the wolf, but it’s easier to grasp that two poodles of different sizes are related.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 4.44

Early Cat Exposure Can Increase Some Children's Eczema Risk
Children who are exposed to cats soon after birth may have an increased risk of developing eczema

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 7.00

Survey Of Animal Shelters Says Dogs Fare Better Than Cats
the outlook for sheltered dogs has improved considerably in the last decade.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 6.00

U.S. Humane Society Challenges Scientists To End Research Animal Pain And Distress By 2020
HSUS called on scientists and government officials to join the organization's efforts to work towards ending pain and distress in the 20 million or more animals used annually in research by 2020.

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated

Transplanting Animal Organs Could Soon Be A Reality
Xenotransplantation, the process oftransplanting organs from one species into another, could soon be areality, easing the current shortage of organs for transplantation

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 1.50

Dog Tired? It Could Be Your Pooch
You've heard that your spouse's snoring can cause you to lose sleep, but what about your pet's?

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 5.00

Are Pets Good For You?
Owning a pet is linked to health and wellbeing, particularly for older people and patients recovering from major illness

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: 6.00

Just How Useful Are Animal Studies To Human Health?
Animal studies are of limited usefulness to human health because they are of poor quality and their results often conflict with human trials

Date: 15 Oct 2007, Rating: not rated

The Animals World Records
Top 10 smartest animals, Hot animal scoops, White beaked dolphin

Date: 17 Oct 2006, Rating: 4.13

Stable isotopes in elephant hair document migration patterns and diet changes
Combining studies of elephant movement patterns and overall diet with incidences of raiding injects additional scientific data into the highly topical discussion of human–elephant conflict alleviation.

Date: 27 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.00, 6 pages

Coughing Cats May Be Allergic to People, Vets Say
Researchers at an animal hospital in Scotland say that humans can trigger asthma attacks in cats.

Date: 25 Jul 2006, Rating: 5.29