28 May 2016
In the face of stress, our body diverts metabolic resources to its emergency response. It has been thought that the sympathetic nervous system – the... +more
15 May 2016
Researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed an animal model that allows... +more
02 May 2016
Although animal studies are currently the best bet for developing new treatments or drug therapies, unfortunately, they are not 100% effective. There... +more
22 Apr 2016
When it comes to animal models of the immune system, laboratory mice are like the clean version of a profane song; they’re still pretty good, but... +more
11 Apr 2016
A research team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has established a mouse model for testing of vaccines and therapeutics to... +more
29 Feb 2016
As their natural habitats continue to be destroyed, increasing numbers of displaced endangered mammals are taken to sanctuaries and rehabilitation... +more
02 Feb 2016
Rabies could be eradicated from street dogs in India with the help of a new smartphone app, a study has shown. Researchers are using the app to... +more
20 Jan 2016
Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of Whittier to check on a friend's boat and spotted white blobs... +more
09 Jan 2016
Five hundred citizen scientists around the world have contributed data to a study of what goes on inside the minds of their dogs. The research,... +more
29 Dec 2015
Jeanne Calment has nothing on Creme Puff, the cat. The oldest living human made it to the ripe age of 122—not bad for a species with an average life... +more