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Dentists Study Alligators To Figure Out How Humans Could Regrow Teeth

Gators may grow 4,000 teeth over their lifetimes.<p>Once your adult teeth come in, that's all you've got to work with. Knock one out, or lose a few to decay, and you'll have to get dentures. It's a pain, but at least one team of dental researchers is now studying how to regrow human teeth—by looking …

Inbreeding threatens India's wild tigers - Futurity

CARDIFF U. (UK) — A collapse in the variety of mating partners is putting tigers …

India

Go Fish (Somewhere Else): Warming Oceans Are Altering Catches

Climate change is gradually altering the fish that end up on ice in seafood counters around the world, according to a new study.<p>"The composition of the [global] fish catch includes more and more fish from the warmer areas, and cold-water fish are getting more rare, because the temperatures are …

Scarlet macaw genome sequenced

After many years of research into the behaviours, diseases, genetics and life history of scarlet macaws, a team of scientists have taken their …

Sign in to SAFE

SAFE Log In<p>SAFE+ Log In<p><b>What is SAFE?</b><br>SAFE (Secure Access for Everyone) is the single strong User ID and Password mechanism that protects company-wide web applications.<p><b>What is my SAFE User ID?</b><br>Your SAFE User ID is your Thomson Reuters Employee Number (without the "U"), or your Contractor Number.<p><b>What</b> …

Killer Sign Language: Fish Use Gestures To Help Other Sea Creatures Commit Murder

Grouper and coral trout signal giant moray eels and octopuses to hunt prey.<p>Here's a nice image for you. Fish swimming through the sea, making little fishy head gestures to communicate with each other. It's like <i>Finding Nemo</i>, right? Wait! Better: they have little sea creature friends, like an …

Eating Boogers Could Be Good For You

Canadian biochemistry professor proposes a deep investigation.<p>Hold on to your nostrils, kids. Biochemist Scott Napper is ready to take notes anytime you feel like taste-testing your snot in front of him.<p><i>Could picking your nose and eating it actually be good for you?</i> the University of Saskatchewan …

Warming Causes Plants To Release Gases That May Mitigate Global Warming

A newly identified negative feedback loop could counteract global warming, by a teeny, tiny amount.<p>Plants could help cool down the warming world through their own climate change response, according to a new study. Trees and other plants are known to emit volatile organic compounds in response to …

Cicada time is coming up!

It might be a noisy spring this year. A large brood of 17-year cicadas is expected in 2013.<p>A large brood of 17-year periodical cicadas (genus</i> …

Insects

Big Pic: The Prettiest Aerial Shot Of Phytoplankton You've Ever Seen

NASA captures blooming marine microorganisms off the coast of France.<p>When conditions are just right in the Bay of Biscay, the body of water nestled in the elbow crook between western France and northern Spain, huge blooms of phytoplankton begin to emerge. The marine microorganisms live in the bay …