Old World and New World Vultures are not closely related. Learn some of the ways they differ, with photos and sound bites.
Rescuers are Shocked to Find What Are In 14 Tubs Left Outside Shelter and Rush to Help...
Rescuers were shocked when they discovered 14 plastic tubs outside their animal sanctuary with something moving inside. Upon investigation, they retrieved a total of 16 kitties. Even with kitten season underway and already hundreds of cats under their care, they refuse to let any of these kittie...
Linebaugh Public Library System
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What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
The Ever-Growing Religious Movement That Doesn't Get Enough Attention
Medina County District Library news: Dine and Donate, book sales, cooking classes
Medina County District Library news: Dine and Donate, book sales, cooking classes.
Dueling BRCA Databases: What About the Patient?
The news release Monday morning grabbed my attention: “Study finds wide gap in quality of BRCA1/2 variant classification between Myriad Genetics and a common public database.” Myriad Genetics had been exclusively providing tests, for $3000+ a pop for full BRCA gene sequencing, for 17 years before the Supreme Court invalidated key gene patents back in 2013. Since the ruling a dozen or so competitors have been offering tests for much lower prices. Meanwhile, Myriad has amassed a far deeper database than anyone else, having been in the business so much longer. And it’s proprietary. CLASSIFYING GENE VARIANTS (NHGRI) Public databases of variants of health-related genes have been around for years too. The best known, ClinVar, collects…
Jefferson Parish Library
FREE NOVAC VIDEO STORYTELLING CAMP FOR TEENS THIS WEEK AT WBR: NOVAC’s summer camps and workshops give kids throughout Southeastern LA the opportunity to try out video storytelling, and learn from...
Palmer Public Library
An online library of photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, and other materials of historical interest from libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies across Massachusetts.
Port Orange City Hall
The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on Thursday and every meteorologist has been coming out with their predictions. It is important to keep in mind that it only takes 1 storm to make...