This fall, the California Academy of Sciences partnered with The Habitat Penang Hill and colleagues to conduct a top-to-bottom rainforest survey unprecedented in its comprehensive approach. On Malaysia's island state of Penang, ...
Analysis of ancient DNA reveals a previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses that once roamed North America
An international team of researchers has discovered a previously unrecognized genus of extinct horses that roamed North America during the last ice age.
Donkeys are not as able to keep warm as horses in the UK's cold, damp winters, according to a new study.
Salk scientists have created a new version of the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology that allows them to activate genes without creating breaks in the DNA, potentially circumventing a major hurdle to using gene editing ...
Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they may be potent pathogen carriers, too, according to an international team of researchers.
While a little added stress may be helpful to flee a dangerous situation, or to meet an approaching deadline, it's no secret that prolonged exposure to the stress hormone cortisol is linked to health problems. So, what effects ...
There's a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs.
They were supposed to bring about an energy revolution—but the popularity of LED lights is driving an increase in light pollution worldwide, with dire consequences for human and animal health, researchers said Wednesday.
Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them.