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There are concerns that traders are illegally supplying African pangolins to Asian markets. Populations of Asian pangolins have declined dramatically since the 1960s, leaving the creatures highly endangered. Daniel Ingram...
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President Donald Trump today announced his intention to nominateSamuel Clovis to be the under secretary of agriculture in charge of the U.S. Department of Agrculture s USDA s research, education,...
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It means that if the bid to produce a pure northern white rhino fails, at least some of the critically endangered animal s genes will live on. Darren Beasley, head...
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We dont yet know whether the gene spreading approach known as gene drive, intended to wipe out invasive pests or reduce the spread of insect borne disease, will work in the wild....
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This may give dogs their distinctive personalities, including a craving for human company. Our finding of genetic variation in both dogs and wolves provides a possible insight into animal personality,...
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It looked like the sort of appointment that would make many scientists uneasy. Last week, the White House , now an investment banker, as undersecretary for science for the Department...
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Seventy years ago, plastic was barely used outside of the military. Today, we cant live without it. And over the next 30 years, we may produce four times more plastic...
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Many robots are inspired by animals , but now scientists have developed one that takes a cue from fungi. Engineers have designed into its surrounding environment, they report today...
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Mirarr landowners Mark Djandjomerr center and May Nango right observe researcher Elspeth Hayes sampling stone tool residue near Madjedbebe. CREDIT DAVID VADIVELOO GUNDJEIHMI ABORIGINAL CORPORATION 2015 As archaeologist Chris...
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Its one of the biggest perks of being a dog owner Your pooch is thrilled when you come home, wagging itstail, wiggling hitsbody, and licking you with itstongue. Now, scientists...
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Nancy Kanwisher, a cognitive neuroscientist, has spent her career pinning down how the human brain responds to visual inputs such as faces. As part of that work, Kanwisher asks volunteersusually...
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Alleging decades of gender discrimination, two senior female scientists last week sued the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, sparking a public relations debacle that has engulfed the venerable institution and...
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CEO and co founder of Arivale, Clayton Lewis left , and Co Founder Leroy Hood, are sold on scientific wellness as a new medical frontier. Arivale Leroy Hood knows a thing or two...
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GHENT, BELGIUMUntil recently, the Bunderbos was the best place in the Netherlands to find fire salamanders. With tall broadleaf trees shading small streams, the small forest was home to thousands...
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U.S. Senate budgetmakers are headed to a showdown with their counterparts in the House of Representatives over the Department of Energys DOEs Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy ARPA E . to give...
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Based on T. rex s muscles alone, the model came up with a maximum speed of 30km/h, but this dropped to 20km/h when skeletal strength was assessed too. Had it...
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The rich have been getting richer in the biomedical research enterprise, and the system favors those who are already doing pretty well, according to a new analysis of National Institutes...
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LISA Pathfinder was sent into orbit in 2015 to prove key technologies that could be used on some future project to detect gravitational waves the ripples that disturb space time...
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If you were fooled by the recent photo of at the G20 summit, dont feel bad. In a recent study people were only able to spot faked images 60...
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Working with Forest Enterprise Scotland, the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation has been collecting chicks under licence in north east Scotland. The birds are being released at the Urdaibai Estuary near...