Brine shrimp do it, water bears do it, why can't we dry preserve snow leopard or golden toad embryos and keep them on the shelf? A new study has determined that a critical issue in dry preserving whole cells may lie in the late-stage dynamics of sugar molecules as they transition into a glass state. The finding suggests possible solutions.
The snow leopard has long been one of the least studied – and therefore poorly understood – of the large cats. No longer.
A pair of snow leopards will be sent to the Himalayan Nature Park in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh for creating a family of the highly endangered species.
A man was removed from the Bronx Zoo after allegedly trying to breach the Himalayn Highlands exhibit, where the snow leopards and red pandas are kept. [ more › ]
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We all get a little weird when we're hungry. For example, this snow leopard does Parkour. Adam Mitchell posted footage to Facebook on Monday of Ada the snow leopard, who is so excited about mealtime that she performs a series of excellent...Show More Summary
Jugnoo, a startup that provides an Uber-like service for auto-rickshaws in India, has closed out its Series B round having raised a total of $10 million. Investors included Snow Leopard, Rocketship.vc, Alibaba-backed payments firm Paytm, and the CEO of Snapdeal-owned Freecharge. Read More
I have long since lost track of the day of the week, and the great events that must be taking place in the world we left behind are as illusory as events from a future century. It is not so much that we are going back in time as that the time seems circular, and past and future have lost meaning....
Always wondered what it would be like to play your favourite childhood games like "patty cake" with a big cat? This guy was thoroughly amused with his new friend at the zoo when the snow leopard started mimicking his hand movements through...Show More Summary
A group of skiiers had an unexpected encounter with a snow leopard on the slopes of Gulmarg in India. Snow leopards are high-altitude big cats and an endangered species. Full story: http://on.mash.to/1OeEMUg Read more... More about India, Snow Leopard, Watercooler, Videos, and Animal Videos
A group of five skiiers had an unexpected encounter while skiing on the slopes of Gulmarg in India's northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, when they came across a crouching snow leopard. See also: Skier whirls iPhone around, creatingShow More Summary
More likely trying to run away, as both parties were freaked by the surprise meeting in the Kashmir pow.
More should be done to stop the use of endangered species in traditional Chinese medicines, with snow leopard, tiger and rhinoceros DNA still being found in remedies, according to a leading University of Adelaide pathologist.
Snow leopard caught in camera trap (Photo: WWF-India) In India's east, just north of Calcutta, there's a piece of the country that slips in between Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. This is where Assam tea is grown, and where, between Nepal...Show More Summary
Google takes a small step to improve collaboration on its mobile productivity suite, Firefox gets pushy with new notification support, Apple updates Snow Leopard (for real!), and more in today’s news leftovers. Read more...
Apple ended official support for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard almost two years ago, but that hasn't stopped the company from issuing a small update for the older system. The update addresses compatibility for the Mac App Store included in Snow Leopard. Show More Summary
Just in case you're still waiting to leave Snow Leopard behind.
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