Wednesday Mar 12
University of Cambridge
Professor Michael Akam (Department of Zoology) receives the Frink Medal
The Head of the Department of Zoology, Professor Michael Akam, has been awarded the Frink Medal by the Zoological Society of London.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Trinity scientists map genes to grow bones
SCIENTISTS in Ireland have identified genes that could help to grow bones and cartilage to aid people whose movements are impaired.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
March 1, 1958: Marlin Perkins future host of TV's Wild Kingdom attracts huge crowd
St. Louis Zoo Director Marlin Perkins, left, and his wife, Carol Perkins, show off one of two cheetah cubs at a naming party for the two cubs in St. Louis in 1966.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ape, Man or What?
The Barmanou is a bipedal humanoid primate cryptid reported to be living in the mountainous region of North Western Pakistan.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
'Nerding Out': Nick Crumpton, left, with Secrets of Bones host Ben Garrod.
A KIDDERMINSTER zoologist will be making his first television appearance as a guest on a new BBC4 series about bones.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Contemplating the Con Rit
When it debuted in his classic tome In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents , Dr Bernard Heuvelmans's bold classification of sea serpents into no less than nine well-defined types was widely hailed within the cryptozoological community as a milestone in cryptid research, and it is still widely referred to today.
Should zoo animals be slaughtered in public?
The public slaughter of giraffe Marius in Copenhagen Zoo caused outrage not only among ordinary people but also among zoologists.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Flights of fancy: An enchanting history of ornithology
The excellent Ten Thousand Birds takes us from the obsessive bird collectors of Darwin's time to the fully fledged scientists of today MY GRANDDAD had a card series of flags of all nations, all under glass.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Second Danish zoo says it won't kill healthy giraffe
Last week, despite protests and an international petition, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a giraffe named Marius.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Jack Hanna offers to pay to bring Marius the giraffe to the U.S.
Last night in Hanna's interview, he spoke of his outrage on how the Denmark zoos are dealing with their population problems, by killing their animals, and that the United States Zoological Association , does not support, and will break all ties, to Last night in Hanna's interview, he spoke of his outrage on how the Denmark zoos are dealing with ... (more)
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Cambridge Evening News
SLIDESHOW & VIDEO: Charles Darwin's treasures packed up as Cambridge...
Picture: David Johnson Had he been alive, it would have been his 205th birthday yesterday - and even he, one of the world's greatest scientists, would have been astonished at the technical scale of what has become Cambridge's biggest house-moving exercise.