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Four New Species Of Tuco-Tucos Found In Bolivia
2014-07-21 03:58:43

Leslie Reed, University of Nebraska-Lincoln A research team led by UNL's Scott Gardner has identified four new species of Ctenomys, a genus of gopher-like mammal found throughout much of South America. Commonly called tuco-tucos, the burrowing rodents range from 7 to 12 inches long and weigh less than a pound. They demonstrate the broad range of biological diversity in the lowlands and central valleys of Bolivia, where all four new species were found, Gardner said. It is very rare...

2014-05-27 23:04:38

3D Printing the Future will offer an inspiring glimpse of the future through 3D-printed objects, live demonstrations, and hands-on 3D printing, along with an in-depth look at how 3D printing technology works, how it is used, and the amazing possibilities for the future. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 3D Printing the Future - The Exhibition, designed and produced by MOSI, makes its debut on June 14, 2014. From fashion to décor, entertainment to toys, medical devices to human organs,...

2014-04-30 23:25:47

A fascinating relic from the pathetic last moments of Adolf Hitler’s life has recently been acquired by the Gettysburg Museum of History and is being made available for study and DNA testing. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The announcement was made by Erik L. Dorr, Curator of The Gettysburg Museum of History, on the 69th Anniversary of the Hitler’s death. The artifact is a piece of fabric from the couch that Hitler was sitting on in his Führerbunker when he committed...

2014-03-26 12:26:23

from March 28 to July 6, 2014 OTTAWA, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - A stunning selection of works of art representing the 2014 Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts will be on view at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) as of this Friday, March 28(th), until July 6(th). The exhibition is organized by the NGC in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts and His Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. For this exhibition,...

2014-02-12 12:27:05

Over 200 exhibitions in preeminent museums and institutions around the world exhibiting artwork from the APT Collection NEW YORK, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APT Institute [http://www.aptinstitute.org ], a nonprofit organization founded by Artist Pension Trust [http://www.aptglobal.org ](R) (APT) in 2013 in response to the needs among contemporary artists for international exposure and recognition of their artwork, is pleased to officially launch today a new approach to...

2014-01-07 16:22:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asian Art Museum announced today the appointment of Dr. Pedro Moura Carvalho as the museum's new Deputy Director for Art and Programs, a key leadership position overseeing the curatorial, museum services, education and public programs departments. Reporting to the museum Director, Moura Carvalho will be responsible for providing strategic oversight and management of collections, exhibitions, education and interpretive...

2013-12-03 23:29:52

New Automated Service Simplifies Social Media Content Creation, Increases Visibility, Engagement and Sales (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Social Content Curators today announced a content feed service that posts animal-related content to Twitter and Facebook businesses pages. The service solves a common problem many small businesses have when marketing on social media -- the struggle to come up with quality content to post on a regular basis. “Posting regular engaging content is vital if...

Latest Curator Reference Libraries

2014-04-22 14:52:09

Edwin Harris Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001), known as “Ned” to his friends and colleagues, was a distinguished American Paleontologist. He helped popularize the study of dinosaurs through his prolific research, writings, and 40 years of work as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Colbert was born in Clarinda, Iowa, but moved to Maryville, Missouri during infancy. Like many young children, and most of his predecessors and contemporaries,...

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