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01Apr 20

Science of Populations: Rates at which animals age may have less to do with sex differences (Research)

in the wild, the rate at which animals age may have less to do with their sex than previously believed. New research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates that while mammalian females live longer than males, sex differences in aging rates are not detected. Next, researchers plan to use data on ex situ populations, such as that curated by Species360 Members using ZIMS, to study evolutionary drivers of sex differences in survival.
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31Mar 20

ZIMS Sample Storage: An overview of what it does and how it works (Video)

In this video, we take a brief walk through Sample Storage and how it works. ZIMS for Medical Sample Storage uses a visual interface to help medical staff more efficiently manage biological samples. By maintaining a link to ZIMS animal records, health status, sample collection details and more, Sample Storage adds detail that can be critical to discovering breakthroughs in animal welfare and species conservation.
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