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January 20, 2019

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January 20, 2019

Mediterranean Freshwater Fish Species Susceptible to Climate Change

Jan. 18, 2019 — Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean ... read more

Dry-Cured Ham Bones -- A Source of Heart-Healthy Peptides?

Jan. 16, 2019 — Drinking bone broth is a recent diet fad that proponents claim fights inflammation, eases joint pain and promotes gut health. Simmering animal bones in water releases collagen and other proteins into ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — The cyanobacteria blooms that plague western Lake Erie each summer are both an unsightly nuisance and a potential public health hazard, producing liver toxins that can be harmful to humans and their ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Alaskan wildlife management that prioritizes reducing bear and wolf populations so hunters can kill more moose, caribou and deer is both backward and lacks scientific ... read more

Medical Detection Dogs Help Diabetes Patients Regulate Insulin Levels

Jan. 15, 2019 — New research has found that the best trained alert dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — It was thought that Mojave rattlesnakes with hemorrhagic venom only lived in Arizona, but new research documents hemorrhagic and neurotoxic venom types throughout the US and Mexico, and even hybrid ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — A team of scientists has made valuable progress toward creating clinical-grade cells for treatment of bone disease and injury. In their study, the team identified two types of growth media that could ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Scientists have sequenced the genomes of the European gypsy moth and its even more destructive cousin, the Asian gypsy ... read more

Jan. 15, 2019 — Haida Gwaii's small population of northern goshawks -- already of great concern to conservationists -- are the last remnant of a highly distinct genetic cluster of the birds, according to a new ... read more

UK Must Stay Vigilant for Bluetongue After 2007 'Lucky Escape'

Jan. 14, 2019 — Scientists have used mathematical modelling to identify why the 2007 UK outbreak of bluetongue -- a viral disease spread by midge bites that affects sheep and cattle -- was smaller than it could have ... read more

Wild Insects 'Get Old' Before They Die

Jan. 14, 2019 — Short-lived wild insects 'get old' -- losing some of their physical abilities -- before they die, new research ... read more

Jan. 14, 2019 — Near the Dutch town of Winterswijk is an Eldorado for fossil lovers. A student has now analyzed pieces from museums and private collections for his master's thesis. He found an amazing amount of ... read more

Jan. 11, 2019 — One of the greatest challenges in saving endangered species is to predict if an animal population will die out. Accurate and reliable models are crucial for ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — Researchers from Mexico and the United States have concluded that a population of fin whales in the rich Gulf of California ecosystem may live there year-round -- an unusual circumstance for a whale ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — Researchers have found yet another way in which climate change has been detrimental to migrating birds. As European winters have become warmer, pied flycatchers traveling from Africa to reach ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — A new study has found that astrocytes, previously thought of as just supporting neurons in regulating circadian rhythms, can actually lead the tempo of the body's internal clock and have been ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — Termites are commonly regarded as one of the most destructive insect pests, yet its unknown side was recently revealed by a major new study. Researchers have discovered that termites actually help ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — There are only so many fish in the sea. And our appetite for seafood has already stressed many wild fisheries to the breaking point. Meanwhile, the planet's growing population will only further ... read more

Jan. 10, 2019 — Fish become anxious and more cautious when water quality is degraded by sediment, an effect that could stunt their growth and damage their ... read more

Jan. 9, 2019 — The stomach contents of ancient whale Basilosaurus isis suggest it was an apex predator, according to a new ... read more

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