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Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:33

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Hope for one of the world's rarest primates: First census of Zanzibar Red Colobus monkey
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:37

A team of scientists recently completed the first-ever range-wide population census of the Zanzibar red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus kirkii) an endang...

First-of-its-kind chemical oscillator offers new level of molecular control
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:39

Researchers successfully constructed a first-of-its-kind chemical oscillator that uses DNA components. DNA molecules that follow specific instructions...

New catalyst meets challenge of cleaning exhaust from modern engines
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:02

Researchers have created a catalyst capable of reducing pollutants at the lower temperatures expected in advanced engines. Latest Science News -- Sc...

Ambush in a petri dish: Researchers unlock secrets of chemical communication between algae, bacteria
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 12:52

If green algae of the species Chlamydomonas reinhardtii meet Pseudomonas protegens bacteria, their fate is sealed. The bacteria, measuring only some t...

Promising new treatment for rare pregnancy cancer leads to remission in patients
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:52

Three out of four patients with the cancerous forms of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) went into remission after receiving the immunotherapy d...

Timing is key in keeping organic matter in wet soils, new study finds
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:50

Periodically flooded soils may actually lose organic matter at accelerated rate, a new report suggests. Latest Science News -- ScienceDaily

150 years of snake collections: Data bank proves rich snake diversity in the neotropics
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 09:56

An extensive database constructed for snakes of the American tropics has now been released by researchers. This database is made up of museum collecti...

High-speed quantum encryption may help secure the future internet
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:43

Quantum encryption may be one step closer to wide-scale use thanks to a newly developed system. The system is capable of distributing encryption codes...

Antimalarial drugs could support existing cancer treatments in two-pronged attack
  • Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:59

Antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine could make tumour cells more sensitive to cancer treatment. Latest Science News -- ScienceDail...

Earth-air heat exchanger best way to protect farm animals in livestock buildings against the effects of climate change
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 21:51

Without countermeasures, climate change will negatively impact animals in pig and poultry production. Beside the health and wellbeing of the animals, ...

Imaging technique shows progress Alzheimer's disease
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:40

Using ‘Raman’ optical technology, scientists can now produce images of brain tissue that is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The images include ...

Radiographs of Dolly's skeleton show no signs of abnormal osteoarthritis
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:10

Original concerns that cloning caused early-onset osteoarthritis (OA) in Dolly the sheep are unfounded, report experts. Animals News -- ScienceDaily

New discovery to accelerate development of salt-tolerant grapevines
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:35

A discovery is likely to improve the sustainability of the Australian wine sector and significantly accelerate the breeding of more robust salt-tolera...

How the Earth stops high-energy neutrinos in their tracks
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:55

For the first time, a science experiment has measured Earth's ability to absorb neutrinos -- the smaller-than-an-atom particles that zoom throughout s...

A chicken-flavored electrolyte drink could help sniffer dogs stay hydrated
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:14

The first comparison of plain water, electrolyte injections and a chicken-flavored electrolyte drink as techniques for keeping sniffer dogs hydrated w...

Species may appear deceptively resilient to climate change
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:27

Natural habitats play a vital role in helping other plants and animals resist heat stresses ramping up with climate change -- at least until the speci...

Common jellyfish is actually two species, scientists find
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:33

Sea nettle jellyfish found in Rehoboth and Chesapeake Bay are actually two species, researchers have discovered. Animals News -- ScienceDaily

Cool lizards are better at learning socially
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:04

Bearded dragons which are incubated in colder environments are better at solving cognitive tasks as adults than incubated in warmer temperatures, acco...

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