The development of luminescence-based sensors for analytes of interest in the areas of environmental science, forensic science, and biotechnology.Specifically, research with students in this area is directed at improving available sensing materials and sensing strategies, extending the range of possible analytes that can be measured using luminescence-based methods, designing a multi-functional luminescence-based sensor for the detection of 2 or more analytes of interest, and improving the current understanding of the relationship between luminescent reporter and polymer support.October 2010- April Hang, Matt Myers, and John Tellis received first place awards for their research poster presentations at the 2010 UMBC Undergraduate Research Poster Session in the Chemical and Biological Sciences on October 20th.They were among 9 E-Town students who presented, and E-Town received a total of 5 first place awards!However, their interest is not due to vanity, but because they mistakenly believe that they are looking at another bird.
This usually happens when a male cat is groomed by another cat (in one reported episode, a litter of young kittens managed to make a male cat in the house produce milk by snuggling up to him regularly).
Studies show that keeping a pet within the ideal weight range can add as much as two years to their lifespan.
A "Weigh in Wednesday" campaign is taking place throughout May across the UK, where pet owners are being asked to go to their local vet or pet retailer to have their pet's body condition assessed, free of charge, in an impartial way. Five steps to adopting a rescue pet Bath Cats & Dogs Home has launched a new campaign – "Rescue Me: Rescues Need Your Love" – to highlight the many benefits of taking on a rescue pet and to demonstrate the simplicity of the charity's rehoming process.
There are five simple steps to adopting a new pet, and the average time between your decision to adopt and bringing your new pet home is just 14 days. To find out the outcomes of the rescued pets featured in this column, visit the website Pet Subjects Rescue.
Rescue pet of the week This week’s rescue pet is Gizmo, a shy 17-month-old male chinchilla (ref BS24572) being cared for by Bath Cats and Dogs Home.