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2010-12-14 09:10:44

Taiwanese scientists unveiled a new microchip which is reportedly the smallest device of its kind ever manufactured, measuring just nine nanometers across. While it is far smaller (one nanometer is equal to just one billionth of a meter) than existing microchips, it has a far greater memory capacity than its larger counterparts, researchers at the state-run National Nano Device Laboratories (NDL) told members of the press Tuesday. "A chip using the new memory technology has about 20 times the...

2010-11-25 00:00:44

Pet Sitters International Offers Pet Owners Vehicle Safety Tips King, NC (Vocus) November 23, 2010 The highways will soon be packed with Thanksgiving travelers. If you're hitting the not-so-open road with your pets in tow, Pet Sitters International offers these pet travel tips to help ensure the entire family gets to celebrate Thanksgiving together. Jenny Pavlovic, engineer and author of The Not Without My Dog Resource and Record Book, said that the most important thing a pet owner can do...

2010-10-18 09:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up those tennis shoes, stretch your legs and gather up the kids (furry or otherwise). Animal Humane | New Mexico's 28th Doggie Dash & Dawdle is November 7th from 9 a.m. to noon at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) The event is essential in funding New Mexico's only low-cost veterinary clinic for low-income...

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2010-09-20 22:03:25

Thinking like hackers, TAU programmers find security loopholes in "secure" microchipsUsed in a variety of products from credit cards to satellite televisions, secure chips are designed to keep encoded data safe. But hackers continue to develop methods to crack the chips' security codes and access the information within.Thinking like hackers, Prof. Avishai Wool and his Ph.D. student Yossi Oren of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering have developed an innovative way of...

2010-09-09 12:39:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the heels of the success of New York City's first Adoptapalooza in May, the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals® is pleased to announce that this free, fun-filled community pet adoption event will return, bigger and better, to Washington Square Park this Sunday, September 12, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. The event is sponsored by PEOPLEPets.com (www.PEOPLEpets.com), PEOPLE magazine's website for animal lovers and their pets....

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2010-09-09 08:10:00

Almost three out of four cats in a new study wore collars consistently during a six-month study, suggesting that most cats will tolerate a collar even if their owners are skeptical about its success. In fact, in almost 60 percent of cases, the animals' tolerance of collars exceeded owners' expectations that their cat would keep the collar on without much trouble. The researchers suggest that, armed with this data, veterinarians should include a discussion about the importance of...

2010-08-24 11:30:00

SUMMIT, N.J., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Snoopy, the iconic cartoon pooch, has a starring role in an iPhone® app to help HomeAgain® Pet Recovery Service reunite pet parents with lost microchipped pets. Animal lovers have at their fingertips a handy way to participate in the nationwide HomeAgain PetRescuers network through the new, free app on the Apple® iPhone and similar devices including the iPad. "This is a great tool for anyone who...

2010-08-12 11:39:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) is leading a statewide effort to increase pet safety through a special program that encourages pet owners to microchip and register their pets. On September 25, veterinarians throughout Massachusetts will offer the service at a special rate of $20 per pet that includes both the microchip and registration. To participate, pet owners must sign up by September 13 online at www.massvet.org by...

2010-07-26 07:59:00

LONDON, July 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more military and civil guard units around the world utilize tracking dogs to assist in routine training and during high profile missions, the necessity for professional services in international dog shipment has increased accordingly. Animal Airways, the global pet flight and relocation provider has expanded its military division in order to provide military and civilian security forces with solutions needed for international dog...

2010-07-12 04:39:00

LONDON, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Airways, the global pet flight & relocation provider, leads a new approach to shipping pets overseas: an international flight veterinarian division operating 24/7 worldwide in order to ensure pets safety & well-being throughout the flight process. Flying and relocating with pets on a global level involves veterinarian support for pre-flight advise regarding flight related treatments, vaccinations, microchips, pet passport etc. in...


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