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Sunday, September 29, 1991
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A-16 THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER Sunday, September 29, 1991 Healthscience Biosphere attracting tourists Park based on ecology experiment could turn a profit 111 brought on board to develop Biosphere's commercial potential. ' Buchthal envisions an ecological Epcot Center-like theme park complete with golf course, a world-class spa, a 300-room hotel and various amusements, including an electronic "talk" with Biospherians who give videotaped responses to set questions. High-tech spinoffs Aside from developing Biosphere gifts and clothing, during the past 13 months Buchthal has been busy trying to strike deals involving technologies that evolved from the project: A glazing system was used on the sprawling structure that is reputedly more airtight than anything on the market. Waste-recycling technology. A patented "Airtron" soilbed reactor that removes pollutants from the air by forcing them through soil. An Airtron unit for homes and restaurants would run about $600 retail, he said. Scores of other patent applications also have been filed. FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM ORACLE, Ariz. Whatever its scientific validity, Biosphere 2 is headed toward becoming a New Age theme park, complete with trams, theaters and an ecologically correct golf course. A million visitors a year, at $10 each, are projected. There's also the licensing of Biosphere memorabilia, the franchising of Biosphere gift shops and, of course, movie rights. Eight Biospherians are sealed in the futuristic steel-and-glass Noah's ark for two years, living solely on food they grow and recycling their air, water and waste, while carrying out ecological experiments in five wilderness "biomes" a rain forest, ocean, savannah, marsh and desert. The endeavor is aimed at discovering how ecosystems work. The technology, proponents say, could be used to understand what is needed to sustain life for extended periods in a space ship or on another planet. In the last eight months, 100,000 people have paid $9.95 each for a tour of the $150 million project "and it was still a construction site," said Stanley "Bucky" Buchthal, a Los Angeles businessman YOUR CHOICE! JjS Wj Wj Wj Wjum mfZA, Japs Japs Japs Japs Therapy P'LlLJ b-u LU yJ LgU Lotion 71 Liquid i I i i k Soap H dy O 2'2ozEach Mild Soap 4-Pack wmS-f Hi vl Aloe & Lanolin I 4P j" Vitamin E & Lanolin Soaps -l2 HAMILTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS VOTER REGISTRATION CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 1991 GENERAL ELECTION TO QUALIFY TO REGISTER TO VOTE YOU MUST: Be a U. S. Citizen. Be 18 years or older by Election Day. Be a resident of Ohio for 30 days before the election. Be a resident of the county and precinct where you intend to vote. TO MAINTAIN YOUR REGISTRATION YOU MUST: Voto at least once every four years. Notify your County Board of Elections in writing of any change of address or change of name. THE CLOSE OF REGISTRATIONCHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 1991 GENERAL ELECTION IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1991 - AT 9:00 P.M. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1991 TIME: 2:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. BEECHMONT MALI - 7500 Beechmont Av. (inside mall near I.D. Clothing.) KROGER'S - Kenwood Town Centre - 5575 E. Galbraith Rd. (Van on lot.) NORTHGATE MALI - 9501 Colerain Av. (near center mall) SURREY SQUARE - 4524 Montgomery Rd. (inside mall near Thriftway.) SWIFTON COMMONS -7030 Reading Rd. (inside Treats Eatery.) TRI-COUNTY MALI - II 700 Princeton Pike (inside mall-upper level by JCPenney) WESTERN WOODS MALL -6302 Glenway Av. (inside mail near Ann's Hallmark.) HAMILTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS 824 BROADWAY 45202 (513) 632-7000 Prairie dogs use rich vocabulary to sound alarms THE BALTIMORE SUN Next time you pass the prairie dog exhibit at your local zoo, listen carefully to their chatter. They could be talking about you. A zoologist who has studied two colonies of the Gunnison's species of prairie dog in Arizona said he has discovered that the animals use a vocabulary of alarm calls so rich that they can describe individual predators. If this is correct, other scientists say, the Gunnison's calls would be one of the most complex animal languages ever studied in the wild. Constantine N. Slobodchikoff of Northern Arizona University said Gunnison's prairie dogs give different alarm calls for humans, owls, hawks, dogs, ferrets and coyotes. The animal also can identify individual humans, dogs and coyotes in terms of their size, shape and color. That means, he said, that when a Gunnison's sees a person, it doesn't simply say, "Predator!" It actually says, for example, "Tall dark thin man!" For additional savings on the Aloe & Lanolin and Vitamin E & Lanolin Bar Soap, Jergens Soap, and Jergens Liquid Soap, see manufacturer's coupons in today's supplements. 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