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12-04-2021
Dogs have a high risk of disease due to inbreeding
A new study published in the journal Canine Medicine and Genetics has found that most dog breeds are highly inbred, with an average inbreeding level of over 25 percent. These extremely high levels of inbreeding have been associated with the increased prevalence of a large variety of complex diseases and conditions. Dog breeds are often recognized by their distinctive traits, such as the wrinkled face of a pug, the spotted coat of a Dalmatian, or the short legs of a dachshund. Unfortunately, these traits are frequently the...
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African elephant poaching costs the continent greatly
African Elephant poaching costs the continent greatly, according to a...
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11-02-2016
Chimpanzee stress can be caused by loneliness
Chimpanzee stress could be caused by loneliness: social chimps are...
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11-01-2016
Pygmy moth species detailed in new report
Pygmy moth species detailed in new report. Today a team...
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11-01-2016
Jumping spiders hear without ears
Jumping spiders are not deaf – reports of their deafness...
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10-31-2016
Big cat brain research baffles scientists
Scientists baffled by big cat brain research – as usual...
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10-31-2016
Butterflies are dying in warm winters
UK butterflies dying in warm winters: a new report highlights...
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10-31-2016
Extinct giant salmon used huge teeth as weapons
Extinct giant salmon used their huge teeth as weapons, says...
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10-30-2016
Harlequin Ladybug settles in Great Britain
Harlequin ladybug swarms are thought to be making themselves at...
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10-30-2016
Human evolution shows the eyes came first
In human evolution, the eyes came first. Human evolution from aquatic...
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10-29-2016
Fossilized dinosaur brain from 133 million years ago found in UK
A fossilized dinosaur brain from 133 million years ago was...
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10-29-2016
Sad report on Washington State orcas
Sad report on Washington State orcas: scientists reveal drastic measures...
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10-29-2016
Paleolithic decorating tips revealed
Paleolithic decorating tips have been revealed in a new study...
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