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09-30-2022
Another monkey virus could spill over to humans
Currently, there are thousands of viruses circulating among animals all over the world, most of them causing no symptoms. In recent decades, an increasing number of these viruses – such as the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2003, the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome virus (MERS) in 2012, and SARS-CoV-2 in 2020 - have jumped over to humans, wreaking havoc on immunologically naïve human populations.  Now, a research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has found that an obscure family of viruses already endemic...
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05-30-2018
Parasites make it harder for seabirds to fly and raise young
A team of experts has investigated the impacts of parasites...
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05-29-2018
The fungus that drives zombie ants has adapted to climate change
Researchers at Penn State have found that the climate has...
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05-29-2018
Mongooses remember to reward each other for favors
Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered that dwarf...
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05-29-2018
Ancient dogs had a bite so strong that it could crush bones
An analysis of fossilized feces from two million years ago...
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05-29-2018
Are bird feeders really helping birds in the long run?
According to a market study carried out by the Wild...
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05-29-2018
New Zealand to cull 126,000 cows to eradicate disease
In an effort to eradicate the cow disease Mycoplasma bovis,...
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05-28-2018
The Great Barrier Reef has undergone five different death events
The Great Barrier Reef covers an area of 348,000 kilometers...
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05-28-2018
These insects can survive being eaten by a bird
These insects can survive being eaten by a bird. An...
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05-28-2018
Dogs experience even the most complex emotions
Cognitive ethologist Marc Bekoff explores the many different ways that...
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05-28-2018
Few birds survived the asteroid impact that wiped out dinosaurs
Few birds survived the asteroid impact that wiped out dinosaurs....
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05-28-2018
Declining snow cover threatens survival of white-furred animals
Experts at the Polish Academy of Sciences have been investigating...
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05-27-2018
Opioid crisis trickles down into the waters of Puget Sound
The opioid crisis has reached every corner of the United...
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