News tagged with body condition

Curves in all the right places

Researchers from the University of Liverpool collaborating with University College London, Banfield Pet Hospitals and the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition have developed the first evidence-based growth standards chart for ...

dateSep 06, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Stressed lemurs have worse chances of survival

High levels of hair cortisol—a sign of long-term stress—are associated with reduced survival in wild grey mouse lemurs (Microcebus murinus), according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Ecology.

dateAug 31, 2017 in Ecology
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A method to improve in vitro tests

Before new nanoparticles or other nanomedicines can be injected into the human body, a whole series of tests must be conducted in the laboratory, then in living cells, and in the end on humans. But often the results obtained ...

dateJun 06, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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Sex obsession a killer for male snakes

An international team of scientists led by the University of Sydney has confirmed a frenzied approach to the mating season is resulting in males ageing faster and dying earlier and in worse condition than their female counterparts, ...

dateApr 04, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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