Gorillas gather around and groom their dead

It is now known that many animals exhibit unique behaviors around same-species corpses, ranging from removal of the bodies and burial among social insects to quiet attendance and caregiving among elephants and primates. Researchers ...

Study sheds light on social drivers of animal dispersal

Why would male and female animals choose different reproductive strategies? For golden lion tamarins in the Brazilian rain forest, the answer may offer clues to help save this neotropical primate.

Canada gives nod to farm for genetically-modified salmon

Canada's first commercial farm for genetically-modified salmon received environmental approval on Tuesday—the final hurdle in a decades-long push to bring the fast-growing fish to market, amid strong opposition.

US, China leading race for 5G wireless: Survey

The United States and China are in a virtual deadlock in the race for 5G, or fifth-generation wireless networks expected to unlock new services, an industry survey showed Tuesday.

Research identifies potential target for strep A vaccine

Most people think of "strep throat" as a relatively benign infection cured by a round of antibiotics and a few days of rest. But the bacterium that causes strep throat—Group A Streptococcus—is also responsible for a number ...

Facebook beefs up political ad rules ahead of EU election

Facebook said Friday it is further tightening requirements for European Union political advertising, in its latest efforts to prevent foreign interference and increase transparency ahead of the bloc's parliamentary elections.

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