02-24-2024
Bacteria in livestock are major drivers of human antibiotic resistance
Researchers at Duke University's Department of Biomedical Engineering have made a significant breakthrough in understanding how antibiotic resistance genes spread among pathogens and contribute to the development of resistance against new antibiotics.  This critical research, led by Professor Lingchong You and the team working in his lab, has identified a direct correlation between the exposure of bacteria to antibiotics and the increase in identical copies of resistance genes within their genomes. Studying antibiotic resistant bacteria The study reveals that bacteria in environments with high antibiotic usage tend...
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04-12-2017
The secret weapon behind the hunting tactics of polar bears
Polar bears are solitary and often elusive hunters. Their white-on-white...
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04-12-2017
Is Colorado fault line evidence of dino extinction asteroid hit?
Imagine an earthquake this powerful: “The ground would be moving...
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04-11-2017
Yellowstone wolves avoid hunting bison as a means of self-preservation
It has been a long time since most humans have...
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04-11-2017
Bed bugs becoming increasingly resistant to insecticides
Try not to worry about this too much as you...
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04-11-2017
Social lives of reef fish are crucial to saving coral reefs
Reef fish play a critical role in their environment by...
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04-10-2017
Marine jellies were the first animals, not sea sponges
Comb jellies steal title of oldest animals, sparking outrage amongst...
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04-10-2017
Fish nervous systems evolved along with fin design
A new study from the University of Chicago finds that...
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04-10-2017
Rhinoceros horns worth $3 million seized in Malaysian airport
It was a heartbreaking find at the Malaysian airport in...
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04-10-2017
Earth.com Film Review, Blackfish (2013)
Blackfish (2013) “A whale has eaten one of the trainers.”...
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04-10-2017
Ancient reptile skeleton helps fill critical gap in the fossil record
A team of researchers from Virginia Tech recently identified the...
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04-10-2017
Obese fruit flies teach scientists about cold tolerance
Researchers from the German Cancer Research Center have turned to...
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04-08-2017
How your dog might protect your kids' health
If you have a dog around your very young children,...
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