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  Zoology - MSN Encarta
Zoology, the branch of biology devoted to the study of the animal kingdom (Animalia).
Vertebrate zoology, the study of animals with backbones, is divided into ichthyology (fish), herpetology (amphibians and reptiles), ornithology (birds), and mammalogy (mammals).
Evolutionary zoology, which draws on all of the fields just mentioned, is concerned with the mechanisms of evolutionary change—speciation and adaptation—and with the evolutionary history of animal groups.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567476/Zoology.html   (1490 words)

  
  Zoology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zoology is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals.
The real dawn of zoology after the legendary period of the Middle Ages is connected with the name of an Englishman, Edward Edward Wotton, born at Oxford in 1492, who practised as a physician in London and died in 1555.
The most ready means of noting the progress of zoology during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries is to compare Aristotle's classificatory conceptions of successive naturalists with those which are to be found in the works of Caldon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zoology   (590 words)

  
 MSU ZOOLOGY: Integrative Animal Biology
Zoology is the branch of natural science that deals with the integrative study of animal biology.
It is concerned with every level of biological organization from the gene to the biosphere, and with the structure, physiology, behavior, genetics, development, distribution, ecology and evolution of animals in all taxonomic groups.
Training in zoology can help students to prepare for a wide variety of careers including biomedical research, medicine, dentistry, biotechnology, veterinary science, marine biology, wildlife conservation, environmental science, work in zoological parks and aquaria, behavioral biology, and teaching.
www.zoology.msu.edu   (177 words)

  
 Zoology Fact Sheet
Zoology, the study of animals, is a diverse field with specialties that range from cells (cytologists, molecular biologists, geneticists), to organisms (anatomists, physiologists, entomologists, mammalogists, ornithologists), to populations and their relation to each other and to their environment (ethologists, ecologists).
Zoology students receive training not only in their major but in mathematics, the physical and social sciences and the humanities.
The zoology curriculum introduces students to a broad spectrum of studies while allowing individual interests to be explored.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/sci_math/zoology.shtml   (815 words)

  
 SICB Careers - Invertebrate Zoology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Invertebrate biologists study many aspects of the biology of animals without backbones, a large field of study as it includes at least 95 percent of all animal species.
Invertebrate zoology is exciting and rewarding and is important in understanding the world.
Studying, cataloguing and maintaining biodiversity is of prime importance, because it allows biologists to better understand conservation issues and the consequences that follow from the loss of species.
www.sicb.org /cib/zoo.html   (523 words)

  
 Zoology - Trinity College Dublin
Zoology is now a constituent part of the School of Natural Sciences, along with the Departments of Botany, Geography, and Geology, and continues to be one of the most popular undergraduate degree choices in Science.
The Zoology Department comprises 10 full-time academics, excluding the Chair in Zoology (currently vacant) and 5 support staff, who, along with adjunct staff cover a wide range of zoological interests.
Zoology is also a major contributor to research in the Centre for the Environment.
www.tcd.ie /Zoology   (407 words)

  
 Undergraduate Program | Department of Zoology
Zoology is the study of animal biology—from individual cells and molecules to entire ecosystems.
With a bachelors degree in zoology a student is well prepared for entry into graduate training to earn a M.S. or Ph.D. in any of the life sciences.
Zoology majors at OSU have access to controlled environment rooms, large marine and freshwater aquaria, well-equipped laboratories, the varied fauna, flora, and ecosystems of Oregon, and the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.
zoology.science.oregonstate.edu /?q=pro-under   (711 words)

  
 Zoology Department - Natural History Museum
The Department of Zoology deals with a wide range of taxonomic groups, ranging from microbes to baleen whales.
The Zoology Department's curators look after the collections, comprising 30 million specimens, 22 million of which are in spirit and stored in the special facilities of the new Darwin Centre.
The Darwin Centre houses a large proportion of the staff and research laboratories of the Zoology Department, plus all of the Museum's wet collections.
www.nhm.ac.uk /research-curation/departments/zoology/index.html   (165 words)

  
 zoology — Infoplease.com
The invention of the microscope and the use of experimental techniques expanded zoology as a field and established many of its branches, e.g., cytology and histology.
Modern zoology has not only concentrated on the cell, its parts and functions, and on expanding the knowledge of cytology, physiology, and biochemistry, but it has also explored such areas as psychology, anthropology, and ecology.
horn, in zoology - horn horn, in zoology, one of a pair of structures projecting from the head of a hoofed animal,...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0853491.html   (497 words)

  
 UH Zoology Grad Degrees
All Zoology graduate students are required to meet with their thesis, program, or dissertation committee at least once a year.
All Zoology graduate students other than those in their first year are required to submit a progress report to the Graduate Instruction Committee each fall semester; this report also will be reviewed by the student's MS or PhD committee.
All Zoology graduate students are required to give a formal public presentation on their research at least once each year (except their first year in the program).
www2.hawaii.edu /~zoology/graduate/GradDegrees.html   (1116 words)

  
 Category:Zoology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Articles and media on this topic in other Wikimedia projects can be found at: Commons Category Zoology
Zoology is the study of the biology of animals.
The main article for this category is Zoology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Zoology   (93 words)

  
 Department of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand
Zoology is the study of animals, their behaviour, their physiology and evolution, as well as their interactions with each other and with their environment.
The Department of Zoology has an international reputation for research in freshwater ecology, wildlife and conservation biology, neurobiology and animal behaviour, parasitology, genetics, environmental physiology and evolutionary studies.
The NZ Youth Steering Committee (YSC), chaired by Melianie Raymond (a PhD student in Zoology) is focusing its efforts on a project called the Polar Contests.
www.otago.ac.nz /zoology   (159 words)

  
 Zoology Information for Secondary School Students
Zoology is an exciting and rapidly expanding field in the study of all animal (including human) life.
However, the Biology and Zoology programs have been kept in place for those that are less sure of the direction they wish to take or simply prefer to follow a more general program.
The Zoology Course Union is a student run organization devoted to providing Zoology and Biology undergraduates with a variety of extracurricular activities, both academic and social.
www.zoo.utoronto.ca /secondary.html   (772 words)

  
 The Department of Zoology at Miami University
Historically, the Zoology program has ranked at or near the top for number of majors in the College of Arts and Science and in the University.
Zoology is not just the study of wild animals, their biology, and their behavior -- the Zoology major is chosen by many students who seek a career in one of the several health care professions, careers in academia, or careers in the environmental sciences.
It is important to discuss career possibilities and requirements with members of the Zoology faculty and with area professionals.
zoology.muohio.edu /zoo/undergraduate/advising.html   (776 words)

  
 Kingdom Animalia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An outline of the Kingdom Animalia from the Department of Zoology at Iowa State University.
Zoology course outline from the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at the University of Minnesota with links to various phylum.
Characteristics of Phylum Cnidaria from the Department of Zoology at the University of Minnesota.
mclibrary.nhmccd.edu /taxonomy/animalia.html   (1084 words)

  
 Zoology, NC State University
Welcome to the Department of Zoology at North Carolina State University.
We provide educational opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students and conduct world class, fundamental research in areas of modern biology from the molecular to the ecosystem level.
Nearly 300 undergraduate students major in Zoology, pursuing a broad program of introductory courses as well as the opportunity to specialize in Ecology/Evolution/Conservation, Fisheries Biology, or Organismal Biology, Behavior/Neurobiology/Integrative Physiology.
www.cals.ncsu.edu /zoology   (171 words)

  
 Zoology
Students who complete the zoology core course requirements and take the recommended chemistry, mathematics, and physics courses satisfy the requirements for medical and dental schools, as well as for graduate studies in almost all areas of biological teaching and research.
Selecting a major like zoology is very important because not all who wish to enter a professional school such as medical, dental, law, or business school are accepted.
The zoology curriculum is not only intellectually rewarding to the serious student, but it is also rigorous enough to prepare students for careers in a wide variety of professional fields.
saas.byu.edu /catalog/archive/2000/departments/Zoology.html   (2949 words)

  
 The complete work of Charles Darwin
The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle
It gives the names of the five experts who were to cover the vertebrate groups, but states that 'a description of some of the invertebrate animals procured during the voyage will also be given.
Fossil Mammalia Part 1 No. 2 of The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, during the years 1832 to 1836.
darwin-online.org.uk /EditorialIntroductions/Freeman_ZoologyOfBeagle.html   (1411 words)

  
 Home Page : Department of Zoology : The University of Melbourne
Students enrolled in zoology subjects can learn a diversity of topics, ranging from the structure and function of the cells that make up animals, through anatomy and physiology, reproduction and development, evolution, ecology and behaviour.
This knowledge is important for biomedical research, agricultural and fisheries practices, the management of natural resources, environmental planning and for understanding the natural world.
The Department of Zoology is located near Royal Parade, on the western side of the University of Melbourne campus, in the suburb of Parkville.
www.zoology.unimelb.edu.au   (226 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin - Madison - Zoology Department
*Botany 130, (5 credits) is recommended but not required for Zoology majors who take Zoology 101 and 102.
Bot 130 counts automatically toward the zoology major if Zoology 101 and 102 are also taken.
Upper-division biological coursework taken outside the Department of Zoology may be approved, upon advisor review, by exception (up to 6 cr.
www.zoology.wisc.edu /u_grad/requirements.htm   (166 words)

  
 Zoology - Wikinfo
Zoology is the biological discipline which involves the study of animals.
The original branches of zoology established in the late 19th century such as zoo-physics, bionomics and morphography, have largely been subsumed into more broad areas of biology which include studies of mechanisms common to both plants and animals.
Much of the contents of this article are taken from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Zoology   (1612 words)

  
 The Department of Zoology at Miami University
Emphasis is on completion of a thesis based on original research; however, you are expected to also gain a broad knowledge of zoology by completing at least 9 hours of formal graduate-level course work and at least four graduate seminars.
At least 18 of the 32 semester hours required must be in formal courses in the biological sciences (including at least one in each of the departments of botany, microbiology, and zoology).
Course scheduling is necessarily tight and one extra semester (for student teaching) is required; however, such a combined program is workable for the dedicated student and results in an individual well-grounded in zoology and fully qualified to teach in secondary schools.
zoology.muohio.edu /zoo/graduate/ma.html   (405 words)

  
 Il motore di ricerca di Sussidiario.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Part of a series of articles written about invertebrate species commonly used in invertebrate zoology teaching or research laboratories.
Natural science museum with permanent, traveling and handson exhibits from anthropology, botany, geology, entomology, and zoology.
Three research journals and four collections of monographs in botany, Earth sciences, zoology, biodiversity management, human sciences and history of science.
www.sussidiario.it /cgi-bin/odpUK/index.cgi?search=zoology   (418 words)

  
 OWU Online | Zoology
Today, zoology majors gather at OWU from around the country, and the world, as they prepare to become conservation specialists, genetic engineers, zoo keepers, medical doctors, environmental educators, electron microscopists, wildlife biologists, veterinarians, and more.
Our students learn, not only in classes and seminars, but also in the experimental labs and field sites of professors who blend their love of teaching with their fascination for original research.
These are just a few of the student-faculty research projects that characterize the zoology department at Ohio Wesleyan University, where faculty teach laboratory courses that lead students to ask research questions that faculty and students explore together.
www.owu.edu /admission/zoo.html   (279 words)

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