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Caspian tigers may return to roam the woodlands of Kazakhstan

The famous Caspian tiger – all ten foot and 300 pounds of them – could once again roam the woodlands of Central Asia if an ambitious reintroduction plan goes ahead.<p>A research team have found two areas in Kazakhstan that they believe could support a healthy population of the famous big cat. The …

9 Foods That Calm Anxiety (And 3 That Make It Worse)

Scientists are just beginning to recognize the connection between food and our brain. Eat these nutrients for a wave of calming feelings that keep …

Why Eating Healthy is Cheaper

<b>It’s a common misperception that it’s too expensive to eat healthfully. But the truth is, it will save you tens of thousands of dollars in the long</b> …

Researchers Find a Way to Create Cancer-Fighting Cells

Artificial Thymus<p>Many artificial organs are being developed as an alternative to donated organs, which are only temporary solutions that require the …

Komodo Dragons may hold the key to fighting infections

Komodo Dragon blood could save your life. Curious scientists -- are there any other kind? -- recently identified a peptide in the Dragon plasma that might serve as an antibiotic. Now, a bite from a Komodo Dragon is lethal not from venom, but from bacteria in the reptile's saliva, and the Dragons …

The world's largest pork producer is exploring ways to grow human organs from pig parts

The company announced April 12 that it plans to explore the possibility of using its hogs for medical purposes, including growing tissue and organs that can be transplanted into humans.<p>There hasn't yet been a successful transplant of a pig organ into a human, but recent scientific breakthroughs and …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Why Horseshoe Crabs Are E. Coli’s Worst Nightmare

Chances are your life has benefitted from these ancient creatures.<p>You know horseshoe crabs, they’re the prehistoric arthropods that have been around …

Second type of mosquito may be able to carry Zika virus

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 -- Traces of Zika virus genetic material have been found in a second mosquito species, researchers report.<p>The main carrier of …

The Komodo dragon could save your life with its bacteria-fighting plasma

They may sound like mythical predators of yore, but as it turns out, the Komodo dragon could be our knight in shining armor. As it turns out, the …

Plant genes may lack off switch, but have volume control

Scientists at the University of California, Davis have discovered that DNA sequences thought to be essential for gene activity can be expendable. …

Innovation

How a better rope could help save the endangered right whale

Living within 50 miles of the US and Canada, North Atlantic right whales face a dangerous thicket of fishing gear. Fishermen and scientists alike are …

Marine Animals Are Drowning in Plastic – Urge Congress to Act Against Pollution - One Green Planet

Right now, we are making history by forever altering the face of this planet. This isn’t about war, or green initiatives, or anything specific to the …

Human Behavior Toward Animals Hasn’t Caught Up to the Science

These days, daily newsfeeds are cram-packed with headlines representing the latest revelations into <i>who</i> animals really are. Chimpanzees rely on their …

Animals

Parasite Control

Internal parasites of horses have been recognized for centuries. But until the early 1900s, methods for the control of equine endoparasites lacked a …

The World Wildlife Fund attached cameras to humpback whales and the footage is incredible

Take a deep breath before you dive!<p>Seeing whales in the wild is certainly on the top of our bucket list for nature's most impressive sights. The …