8th March 2021
In the Spotlight

Why Animals are not always pretty

by Editor in Wildlife 0

Nearly 2,000 years ago, Pliny the Elder reported that hippopotamuses find relief from overeating by piercing their skin in a hippo version of bloodletting. Eventually, scientists learned that the oozing red stuff Pliny described isn’t [...]
Animal Diseases

Antiviral Nasal RNA Spray

Designer RNA molecules delivered through the nose show early promise for treating West Nile fever, trials in mice show. No effective therapies exist for the illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus, which can invade the […]

Animal Diseases

Antiviral Nasal RNA Spray

Designer RNA molecules delivered through the nose show early promise for treating West Nile fever, trials in mice show. No effective therapies exist for the illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus, which can invade the […]

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Pets

Do Dogs Have Emotions?

People have had a close bond with domesticated dogs for centuries. “It seems that nature has given the dog to man for his defence and for his pleasure. Of all the animals it is the […]

Birds

A symbiotic relationship between woodpeckers and fungi

It has been proposed that birds spread fungi to new environment and in return fungi help woodpeckers to soften the tree which help them to dig in easier. An interesting story is shared at: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/seriouslyscience/2018/03/02/flashback-friday-woodpeckers-use-wood-eating-fungus-to-make-their-pecking-easier/#.Wu3tpRIrKu4

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