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Monterrubio-Rico, Tiberio - - 2010
We report seven new records of the threatened Mexican hairy dwarf porcupine Sphiggurus mexicanus (formerly Coendou mexicanus) in southwestern Michoacaan, Mexico. These records extend northwardly the known distribution of S. mexicanus along the Pacific coast into Michoacan, and constitute the first known occurrences in temperate pine and pine-oak forests. Although ...
Bauer, Kendra - - 2010
We discovered a previously unknown population of collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu) in Bastrop County, Texas (30.26245[degrees]N, 97.31024[degrees]W). Prior to this report, collared peccaries had been reported in western Texas and in the brush country south of San Antonio. There also are introduced populations in several counties in north-central Texas. The ...
Lovich, Jeff - - 2010
We detected evidence of predation by the Sonora mud turtle (Kinosternon sonoriense)on the Arizona alligator lizard (Elgaria kingii nobilis) and the ground snake (Sonora semiannulata) at Montezuma Well, Yavapai County, Arizona. Lizards have not been reported in the diet of K. sonoriense, and saurophagyis rare in turtles of the United ...
Phillips, Catherine - - 2010
Sound production and spawning behavior has not been described in Cyprinella lepida, the Edwards Plateau shiner, although described for other species in the genus. This study documented acoustic signals associated with agonistic and courtship interactions produced by male C. lepida during the breeding season. Females did not produce sounds. Signals ...
Mata-Silva, Vicente - - 2010
We studied reproductive characteristics of two syntopic whiptail lizards, Aspidoscelis marmorata and A. tesselata, inhabiting the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Reproductive characteristics studied were snout-vent length at sexual maturity, size of clutch, and volume of eggs. In A. marmorata, males and females were similar in snout-vent length, but body mass was ...
Merrick, Melissa - - 2010
Few studies have documented behavioral response of small mammals to fire. Here we report use of a nest by an adult Mount Graham red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis), an endangered subspecies endemic to the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, following a direct lightning strike to a tree. After 2 days, ...
Archdeacon, Thomas - - 2010
Piscivory in age-0 smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) on native species is documented widely; however, few studies report size of prey. On 16 July 2008, we collected a smallmouth bass (65 mm in total length) with a bigscale logperch (Percina macrolepida; 44 mm in total length) in its gastrointestinal tract, from ...
Reyes, Hector Orlando - - 2010
Reports of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) in Central America, and specifically in Honduras, are sporadic and typically of just one individual. During a 3.5-year (2001-2005) Honduran Program of Biological Monitoring, four new reports of the giant anteater were made in protected areas located in the Honduran Mosquitia in the ...
Phillips, C.T. - - 2010
We examined the percentage of consumption of eggs of the endangered fountain darter, Etheostoma fonticola, by native and nonnative snails from the San Marcos River, Hays County, Texas. Although all snails consumed eggs, non-native Marisa cornuarietis (Prosobranchia: Ampullaridae) and native Helisoma anceps (Pulmonata: Planorbidae) consumed a significantly greater percentage of ...
Lenhart, Paul - - 2010
Pallid bats, Antrozous pallidus, glean prey off the ground or from vegetation. During 27 March-19 November 2004, culled parts of prey were collected from under a night roost on Indio Mountains Research Station, Hudspeth County, Texas. Adjacent pitfall traps were monitored concurrently to determine species richness and seasonal abundance of ...
Rose, Francis - - 2010
We present the first robust estimates of apparent survival of western cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma) in central Texas. Estimates presented were obtained using the Cormack-Jolly-Seber Model that accounts for detectability. Apparent annual probability of survival of western cottonmouths located at Honey Creek, Comal County, Texas, a spring-fed stream flowing 3.2 ...
Eifler, Douglas - - 2010
The zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides) is a diurnal territorial insectivore from arid areas of North America. The underside of its tail has a series of black bands on a white background; individuals raise the tail to expose the underside as a social signal and to deter pursuit by predators. we ...
Coyner, Brandi - - 2010
The cytochrome-b gene was sequenced and data were analyzed for 104 Perognathus from localities in Mexico, Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas to evaluate the validity of P. flavus and P. merriami and to assess the occurrence of species of Perognathus in Oklahoma. Unweighted-parsimony, minimum-evolution, maximum-likelihood (TrN+I+G), and Bayesian ...
Don, Zuraidah - - 2010
This research represents the first attempt to produce a working system for the automatic processing of texts of Bahasa Melayu 'Malay'. At the heart of the system is an integrated relational lexical database called MALEX, which draws on the experience of working on English and other languages, but which is ...
Saar, Juri - - 2010
The aim of the article is to introduce and provide evidence of using a novel type of indicators (evil invariables) when tackling the negative phenomena spreading in the population of Estonia. According to the working definition, evil invariable is "a numerical indicator, which describes the prevalence of a certain unfavourable ...
Mikk, Jaan - - 2010
Two studies were conducted to explore the connection between science texts features and students' ratings of the interest level of the texts. In both studies, students from the 8th-10th grade completed a knowledge test prior to reading, studied the texts, and rated the texts in terms of interest. In the ...
Krull, Edgar - - 2010
This study explores the development of a specific version of written curricula that have comprehensive general parts reflecting cross-curricular ideas in a holistic way. The curricular thinking was analysed in categories of organizational patterns and varieties of design, comprehensiveness, and lucidity of presentation. A comparative analysis was carried out in ...
Kasearu, Kairi - - 2010
The current article provides an overview of the behavioural intention of students towards family forming. The aim is to test the impact of the socio-demographic background, family-related attitudes and the orientations of young adults and the opinion of significant others on the preference of family form. The theoretical framework focuses ...
Rootalu, Kadri - - 2010
The impact of education on the risk of divorce has been demonstrated in numerous studies. At the same time, there is no consensus about the strength and the direction of this effect: do persons with a higher education have a higher or a lower risk of divorce? This study focuses ...
Nicholas, Michael - - 2010
The role of the surgical care practitioner has been in existence for many years in some form or another with a variety of job titles and a wide range of duties. With the adoption of the European Working Time Directive and the need for skilled assistance, not only at the ...
Khoyratty, Saleem - - 2010
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Brent, Rachel - - 2010
Recovery rooms hold an undeniably important place in the perioperative journey for the patient. It is here that possible complications following anaesthesia or surgery can be detected and rectified and patients can be made comfortable before returning to the ward. This article explores the vital aspects of patient assessment which ...
Al-Rashid, Mamun - - 2010
Fractures are common injuries and their management has evolved over the last 30 years with a greater propensity to treat fractures surgically. There have also been advances in the understanding of the principles of bone healing and the implications on implant choice. This article highlights the various surgical fixation devices ...
Ellis, Professor - - 2010
In the 19th century, gastric cancer was the commonest cause of deaths from malignant disease in the Western World. (Interestingly enough, for no certain reason, it has progressively dropped down to seventh place).
Quick, Julie - - 2010
Changes within the NHS have established perioperative practitioners, as well as other healthcare professionals, in roles that include obtaining informed consent. Practitioners involved in these roles require highly developed communication skills (Church 2008a). This article examines the philosophy of risk communication and explores the often complex skill of communication in ...
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Geruschat, Duane - - 2010
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Gunasti, Suhan - - 2010
Lichen planus pemphigoides (LPP) is a rare, acquired and autoimmune disorder. LPP clinically, histologically and immunologically appears to be a combination of lichen planus and bullous pemphigoides. LPP is usually idiopathic but some cases have been associated with drugs, phototherapy, infections and malignancy. It has different clinical variants such as ...
Canpolat, Filiz - - 2010
Kaposi's varicelliform eruption is a widespread viral infection frequently caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, and less frequently Coxsackie A-16 and vaccinia virus superimposed on a pre-existing dermatosis. It is often associated with atopic dermatitis. The topical immunomodulator pimecrolimus have proven effective in managing atopic dermatitis. Reported ...
Turkmen, Meltem - - 2010
Corynebacteria are Gram-positive, non-sporulated, non-capsulated, aerobic diphtheroid bacteria accounting for nearly 50% of the natural skin biocene. This bacterial family is responsible for various skin diseases such as cutaneous diphteria, cromhydrosis, bromhydrosis but the most common of them are pitted keratolysis, trichobacteriosis and erythrasma. A warm and moist environment and ...
Durusoy, Cicek - - 2010
Aims: To determine the prevalence rate and types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among patients diagnosed with acne vulgaris (AV) or melasma, and to identify the factors influencing the use of CAM.
Savk, Ekin - - 2010
Objective: We aimed to learn about patients' feelings and thoughts regarding phototherapy/photochemotherapy.
Celik, Taliha - - 2010
Objective: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and alopecia areata, acne vulgaris which have their places among psychosomatic dermatoses and the effects of treatment on psychiatric symptoms.
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