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Exploring ways to coexist with wildlife

Although protected areas such as national parks can play a crucial role in conserving wildlife, most species of large carnivores and large herbivores also depend on being able to occupy human-dominated landscapes. This sharing ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Ecology
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Role of amyloids in type II diabetes

A collaboration between Los Alamos, Yale University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute published research in the journal Langmuir that sheds light on pathological properties of amyloids identified in type II diabetes. Amyloids ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Biochemistry
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What does a healthy ageing cat look like?

Just as improved diet and medical care have resulted in increased life expectancy in humans, advances in nutrition and veterinary care have increased the life span of pet cats. The result is a growing population of ageing ...

dateJul 06, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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The taming of the rat

If you worry about having a pet rat in case it bites you, then you can relax. Recent research has found that a domesticated strain of rat selectively bred for tameness never bites human handlers.

dateJul 06, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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