Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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The Key to Stopping the Illegal Wildlife Trade: China

Added: 20.11.2018 2:44 | 15 views | 0 comments

The country is a critical market for animal contraband. Some scientists fear the official commitment to conservation may be wavering.

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Move over Rover: There's a new sniffing powerhouse in the neighborhood

Added: 19.11.2018 21:03 | 16 views | 0 comments

Scientists are now homing in on the secrets behind animals' super sniffers to develop an artificial chemical sensor that could be used for a variety of tasks, from food safety to national security.

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Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne Sign First-Look Deal With Amazon

Added: 19.11.2018 19:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

Maya Rudolph and Natasha Lyonne have new projects cooking at Amazon Studios. The company announced today that the two have signed a first-look television deal through their production company, Animal Pictures, and will develop original shows for Amazon’s streaming platform. The news comes not long after Rudolph earned critical acclaim ...

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AI eavesdrops on Borneo’s rainforests to check on biodiversity

Added: 19.11.2018 18:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Solar-powered sensors are listening in to rainforests in Borneo to check on biodiversity. One plan is to use AI to identify different animal calls

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Frankie Muniz: My cat 'destroyed' my home and 'everything I own' by turning on the faucet

Added: 19.11.2018 14:51 | 23 views | 0 comments

Frankie Muniz traveled to France for his uncle's funeral and returned to a flooded home - thanks to his cat. The animal turned on the faucet.

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Human activity may influence the distribution and transmission of Bartonella bacteria

Added: 19.11.2018 14:21 | 4 views | 0 comments

A new study suggests that humans play an important role in disease risk, infection patterns, and distribution of Bartonella, advancing current understanding of Bartonella's evolutionary history and how the bacteria may be transmitted between humans and other animal species.

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Scientists explain how wombats drop cubed feces

Added: 19.11.2018 11:41 | 15 views | 0 comments

How do wombats produce cube-shaped feces? Scientists have investigated the hydrodynamics of fluids, including blood, processed food and urine, in the bodies of animals. She was curious how the differences in wombats' digestive processes and soft tissue structures might explain their oddly shaped scat.

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A molecule for fighting muscular paralysis

Added: 19.11.2018 11:41 | 4 views | 0 comments

Myotubular myopathy is a severe genetic disease that leads to muscle paralysis. Although no treatment currently exists, researchers have identified a molecule that not only greatly reduces the progression of the disease but also boosts life expectancy in animal models by a factor of seven. Since the molecule -- known as tamoxifen -- is already used for breast cancer, the researchers hope to soon set up a clinical trial.

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