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Avogadro constant determined with enriched silicon-28.
Salsa Senorita spices up the holidays with all-natural salsas that add new life to leftovers and a flash of fresh flavor to family favorites.
The mysterious origins of Australia's bizarre and secretive marsupial moles have been cast in a whole new and unexpected light with the first discovery in the fossil record of one of their ancestors.
'Super hemoglobin' allows moles to thrive underground.
What University of Illinois at Chicago biologist Thomas Park and colleagues are learning from studying how these very strange animals adapt to the challenges of their environment.
Despite a 30-year lifespan that gives ample time for cells to grow cancerous, a small rodent species called a naked mole rat has never been found with tumors of any kindâ€”and now biologists at the University of Rochester think they know why.
Researchers from The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have used short tandem repeat (STR) genotyping and p57 immunohistochemistry to distinguish hydatidiform moles.
Scientists from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have found two new genes that together double a person's risk of developing melanoma.
Home Cooks and Foodservice Professionals Don Their Cranberry Caps for Third Annual Contest LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- There is certainly no such thing as a free lunch, but for a tasty enough recipe featuring cranberries, Ocean Spray is willing to help pay for that next meal with a $25,000 check.
Injections of melanotan used to produce a suntan may be causing changes in skin moles, doctors in Britain warned on Wednesday.
The southern marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops) is a species of marsupial that can be found in southwest Australia. It has been recorded in desert habitats with soft sand and spinifex grasses, but the habitat preferences of this species is currently unknown. Its range is thought to include northern areas of South Australia and the Northern Territory, as well as the Gibson and Great Victoria deserts. Although this species is a marsupial, it has been classified within its own order, known as...
The Mole Snake (Pseudaspis cana) is a South African species of snake in the Colubridae family. Like a majority of this family, the mole snake is non-venomous, although it can be quite aggressive and has been known to cause severe bite wounds. Although the young have dark markings and spots, a fully developed mole snake is usually mostly one color. Colors may vary from brown, grey, yellow and black. The Mole Snake may grow up to lengths of almost seven feet. Interestingly enough, the color...
The silvery mole rat (Heliophobius argenteocinereus), also known as the silky mole rat or silvery blesmol, is a mole rat that appears in many areas of Africa including southern Kenya, central Malawi and Mozambique, parts of southeastern Zaire, and throughout Tanzania. The only subspecies listed under the genus Heliophobius, the silvery mole rat is an unsociable animal, and very aggressive. Little is known about its behaviors and ecology, but it prefers to inhabit savannah areas and woodlands...
The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...
Townsend's mole (Scapanus townsendii) can be found in North America. Its range extends from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. It prefers to live in lowland and open wooded spaces with soil that has high moisture content. These moles are the largest in North America, with a body length of up to 8.3 inches and an average weight of 4.9 ounces. Its physical characteristics are common for a creature that lives under ground. Its forepaws are large and used for digging, while...
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