Friday, March 27, 2009
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Saturday, March 07, 2009
Photo provided by Kyoto University shows IPS cells which can develop into cells of various body parts: such as muscle, neural tissues and cartilage. US President Barack Obama is set to wipe out another contentious aspect of his predecessor George W. Bush's legacy by removing curbs on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research.
People throw coloured powder while celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi (festival of colours) at Nand Gaon in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 6, 2009. The tradition of Holi heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.
Pemba, a four-month-old red panda cub makes his first public appearance at Sydney's Taronga Zoo, Australia, Wednesday, March 4, 2009. Pemba is the 44th red panda cub bred in the zoo's international breeding program for the endangered species since 1977.
Ring-tailed Lemur family at the Spring River Zoo in Roswell, New Mexico, examine and nibble upon an old cardboard box that had blown into their cage Wednesday, March 4, 2009 during gusty winds. According to zoo director Elaine Mayfield the Lemur cage is cleaned out every morning to clear such debris.
n this photo provided by Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Mavrick, a 14-month-old male Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, blows a mass of bubbles while checking out Akaasha, a six-month-old female Bengal tiger at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif. on Thursday, March 5, 2009. Park animal staff strolled by the dolphin exhibit as they escorted the tiger cubs on their daily walk around the park.