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2012-12-07 05:01:49

Dr. Szczepan Baran, invited speaker at the Swiss Laboratory Animal national meeting, presented on the topic of Rodent Laparoscopy Techniques. Winston Salem, NC (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 The Swiss Laboratory Animal group (SGV) (http://www.sgv.uzh.ch/en/news/index.html) held their national meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on November 19th-20th. “The Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association was founded in 1987. Its aims are the promotion of laboratory animal science and the furthering...

2012-09-22 23:02:15

Pamela Chiesi, a passionate animal rights activist, proposes to treat all animals the same as humans. She strongly believes that human beings should be stewards of the animals and protect their rights to live with dignity. Even animals have moral rights and a more realistic approach should be taken to implement Acts and Rules in letter and spirit. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 Pamela Chiesi, a passionate animal rights activist, now proposes to treat all animals the same as humans....


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The Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
2014-02-03 08:59:54

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) may also be referred to as the Mexican salamander or the Mexican walking fish. The Axolotl is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and although its common name may suggest it is a fish, it is an amphibian. Axolotl are found exclusively in Mexico. The species situates, near Mexico City, on the bottom of Xochimilco’s lakes. Unlike most salamanders, Axolotl keep its larval features throughout its entire life and very rarely ever emerge from water. A condition...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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