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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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08-12-2017
Agriculture can seriously threaten surrounding native wildlife
Graziers are farmers who rear sheep and cattle and graze...
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08-11-2017
Goldfish produce alcohol to survive without oxygen
What do goldfish and beer brewers have in common? It’s...
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08-10-2017
Ocean noise pollution makes fish stressed and disoriented
A study from Newcastle University shows that European sea bass...
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08-09-2017
Wind energy facilities do not impact endangered grassland birds
The Greater Prairie-chicken was once a common bird in North...
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08-08-2017
Using forensics to track migration patterns of penguins
Scientists have been observing Antarctic penguins, seabirds, and other marine...
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08-08-2017
The battle to protect bees while managing ticks and mosquitos
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) predicted that the summer...
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08-08-2017
Eel poaching hits new high as black market value increases
A huge increase in the value of American eels has...
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08-07-2017
Successful guide dogs less likely to have overbearing mothers
The comparison of “nature vs. nurture” when it comes to...
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08-02-2017
Breathing trouble in pugs and French bulldogs is tough to predict
Breathing trouble in pugs and French bulldogs is tough to...
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07-28-2017
Sleep vs. sex? How the fruit fly decides
Drosophila, commonly known as the fruit fly, is one of...
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07-27-2017
German Shepherd study reveals health consequences of breeding
There are many reasons to adopt and support your local...
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07-27-2017
New species of frog discovered in Peruvian Andes
The Andes Mountains in Peru are home to richly diverse...
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