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Diverse Diet Of The Cougar May Have Helped Them Survive The

Diverse Diet Of The Cougar May Have Helped Them Survive The Pleistocene Mass Extinction

By David Salisbury, Vanderbilt University The same event wiped out their close cousins the saber-tooth cat and American lion Cougars may have survived the mass extinction that took place about 12,000 years ago because they were not...

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2014-04-22 23:15:35

The North American Snakebite Registry was created by The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) in 2013. Data from the pilot year were presented at the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting in March, as the College announced expansion of the Registry. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In 2013, the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) launched the North American Snakebite Registry with eight participating medical toxicology centers. This Registry was developed in order to...

2014-04-22 08:33:34

MARIETTA, Ga., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Liventa Bioscience, Inc. ("Liventa"), Medline Industries, Inc. ("Medline") and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc. ("MTF") for permanent injunctive relief and unspecified...

2014-04-22 08:32:11

Cold Chain Packaging & Instrumentation Services Market Could Reach $5 Billion by 2018 BOTHELL, Wash., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues, today announced that it will launch biologistex service, a new integrated platform of a cloud-based information service...

2014-04-22 00:20:56

400 Remaining Sumatran Tigers in Existence, 400 Records Will Go Extinct if Not Shared NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB Worldwide, part of Omnicom Group (NYSE), and The Smithsonian's National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute announced today, on Earth Day 2014, the launch of the Endangered Song Project, an analog-meets-digital awareness campaign that calls upon 400 participants to use their social media strength to spread the message that there are only...

2014-04-21 23:03:00

New research report “Consumer Trends Analysis: Understanding Consumer Trends and Drivers of Behavior in the French Dairy Food Market” drawn up by Canadean is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the dairy food market in France is poised for healthy growth at a 3% CAGR in the next five years. London, UK (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The dairy food market in France is poised for healthy growth at a 3% CAGR in the next five years. The puddings & desserts as well as...

2014-04-21 12:26:50

RICHMOND, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hoarding is a symptom that is caused by a number of different factors, which can result in detrimental effects on an individual's health and well-being. In most cases individuals hoard possessions that many of us consider junk or trash that do not have any value to what we see it as. However, in extreme cases people start to hoard living creatures which many people call animal hoarding. The focus that we are going to concern...

2014-04-20 23:01:36

Antler Farms partners with CrossFit to promote world's best deer antler velvet products. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Antler Farms, the leading manufacturer of the world's best deer antler velvet, has created a new wholesale program specifically for CrossFit gym owners. Deer antler velvet products are used by millions of people around the world. It has been shown to increase strength, improve speed, enhance aerobic capacity, boost endurance, support joint function, and...

2014-04-19 23:01:46

“Tips On How To Improve Social Skills In Toddlers And Adults,” a new article on the website Vkool.com figures out effective techniques on communication. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 “Tips On How To Improve Social Skills In Toddlers And Adults,” a new report created by Anne Pham on the site Vkool.com, points out the efficient ways for people to positively change their social communication and skills. In the first part of the article, people will learn some techniques on how...

2014-04-18 23:00:15

Construction is wrapping up on the new River Otter Falls exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium. To design this dramatic habitat required experts to think like otters. Chattanooga, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Construction workers are adding the finishing touches to River Otter Falls which will officially open on May 2nd inside the Tennessee Aquarium’s Cove Forest. This dramatically transformed habitat is the most extensive redesign in the 22-year history of Chattanooga’s top...

2014-04-18 16:20:45

A significant breakthrough could revolutionize surgical practice and regenerative medicine. A team led by Ludwik Leibler from the Laboratoire Matière Molle et Chimie (CNRS/ESPCI Paris Tech) and Didier Letourneur from the Laboratoire Recherche Vasculaire Translationnelle (INSERM/Universités Paris Diderot and Paris 13), has just demonstrated that the principle of adhesion by aqueous solutions of nanoparticles can be used in vivo to repair soft-tissue organs and tissues. This easy-to-use...


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2014-04-22 14:47:42

John Harold Ostrom (February 18, 1928 – July 16, 2005) was an American Paleontologist who was greatly influential in the revival of scientific research on Dinosaurs. He is best known for demonstrating that Dinosaurs were less like contemporary reptiles but more closely related to large, flightless birds like the ostrich – a theory that holds its ground in the paleontological community to this day. John Ostrom was born and raised in Schenectady, New York. His father was a physician, and...

Robert Thomas Bakker
2014-04-22 14:27:45

Robert Thomas Bakker (born March 24, 1945) is an American Paleontologist known for his contribution to the “Dinosaur Renaissance” and his support of his mentor Ostrom’s theory that some dinosaurs were warm-blooded. He specializes in the ecological context and behavior of dinosaurs. Bakker was born in Bergen County, New Jersey. As a young boy, he developed an interest in dinosaurs following his first trip to the dinosaur exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History – he was...

Newton’s Parakeet, Psittacula exsul
2014-04-18 12:25:06

Newton’s Parakeet or the Rodrigues Parakeet (Psittacula exsul) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to the Mascarene island of Rodrigues located in the western Indian Ocean. It was closely related to the Alexandrine Parrot of the same genus and was likely descended from it. It diverged from related species in several of its features, signifying that it had most likely been isolated on Rodrigues for a long period of time. It was roughly 16 inches in length, about the size of a...

Mascarene Parrot, Mascannus mascannus
2014-04-18 12:00:54

The Mascarene Parrot (Mascannus mascannus) is an extinct species of parrot that was native to the Mascarene Island of Reunion located in the Indian Ocean. The taxonomic relationships of this species has been subjected to some debate. It has been connected to the Psittaculini parrots based on that anatomical grounds, but the vasa parrots based on the genetic grounds. The precise placement is unresolved. The Mascarene Parrot was 14 inches long with a large red colored tail and long, rounded...

Carolina Parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis
2014-04-18 11:57:25

The Carolina Parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) or the Carolina Conure was a small green colored Neotropical parrot with brilliant yellow colored head, reddish orange face and pale beak that was native to the eastern, Midwest, and plains states of the United States and was the only indigenous parrot within its range. It was found from southern New York and Wisconsin to Kentucky, Tennessee and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic seaboard to as far west as eastern Colorado. It resided in...

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