The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is searching for a director to launch a Department of Conservation/Research that will coordinate the institute's investigations into the reproduction, behavior, and nutrition of captive animals and endangered species. "We want someone to come in and look at what we've been doing and lay out a master plan," says biologist Dennis Meritt, assistant director of the zoo. The new director will be able to decide the size and scope of the new department, but must continue the zoo's current projects. These include an investigation into why the zoo's gorillas are failing to reproduce in captivity and a complete analysis of all zoo diets.
More Flexibility At Draper Lab
In a quest for improved efficiency, Draper Lab has completely reshuffled its corporate structure. Previously, the 1,000 engineers and scientists at the Cambridge, Mass., defense contractor worked exclusively in one of eight programs, ranging from ocean...
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