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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: January 2002
...ter.Previous studies have identified wild Canadian geese
as one source ofcontamination. "The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent Cryptosporidiumand Giardia could be isolated from wild ducks," say the researchers. "Because of the large number of ducks and the diversity of their habitats,it...
Don't be fooled about your oral health: AAP uncovers common misconceptions
...02) Your shoe lace is untied, or Look! A flock of geese
are just a few of the innocent tricks Americans play on friends on April 1. While most of these practical jokes are just fun and games, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) doesnt want you to be fooled about taking care of your teeth and gums...
Can we learn about sex from animals?
...sions of an ideal society without the help of snow geese
or gorillas. We do not need a new model system, even one with a more pluralistic bent. Yes, recognizing diversity is good. We do want to make sure the actions of females are not ignored. More important, however, we need to stop confusing model sy...
DNA shows genetic variability of the nene lost more than 500 years ago, not during the 20th century
...evels of genetic variation typical of contemporary geese
only in the paleontological samples. "We were expecting to see evidence of the loss of genetic variation first in the museum specimens, coincident with the nene population decline that began in the 1800s," said Robert Fleischer, head of the Natural H...
Livestock in salt marshes help farmers and geese
... grazing does not take place on a large scale, the geese
are likely to become more dependent on pastures. T...en Sea area to eat young grass. Farmers noted that geese
seemed to have a preference for grasslands with short vegetation. STW researchers at the University ...