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Threatened South American coati found roaming in a large city

You may assume that metropolitan areas are devoid of wildlife, but that is very far from the truth. The remaining green spaces within the urban …

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Scientists use machine learning to identify antibiotic resistant bacteria that can spread between animals, humans and the environment

Experts from the University of Nottingham have developed a ground-breaking software, which combines DNA sequencing and machine learning to help them find where, and to …

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Are people more willing to empathize with animals or with other humans?

Stories about animals such as Harambe the gorilla and Cecil the lion often sweep the media as they pull at people’s heartstrings. But are people …

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Injured dinosaur left behind unusual footprints

A set of dinosaur footprints in Spain has unusual features because the dinosaur that made the tracks had an injured foot, according to a study …

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Humans have given wild animals their diseases nearly 100 times, researchers find

An international research team led by scientists at Georgetown University has found that humans might give viruses back to animals more often than previously understood. …

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Clinvet buys a stake in RTI laboratories to broaden therapeutic expertise and service delivery in the USA.

Clinvet acquired a stake in RTI, LLC (Research Technology Innovation), a South Dakota-based Contract Research Organization (CRO) specializing in conducting preclinical trials in infectious disease …

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New, possibly arboreal rice rat species discovered in Ecuador

“In total, the expeditions to the Kutukú region in southeastern Ecuador involved 1,200 trap nights, but only one specimen of the new species Mindomys kutuku …

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Mammoths, meet the metaverse

Fearsome dire wolves and saber-toothed cats no longer prowl around La Brea Tar Pits, but thanks to new research, anyone can bring these extinct animals …

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Rats can estimate their timing accuracy

Thanks to their capacity for introspection, human beings are able to estimate the duration of their actions. When they perform a task — especially a …

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More evidence suggests self-awareness is also for some fish

An international team of researchers respond to criticisms on previous work that demonstrated Mirror Self-Recognition (MSR) in the cleaner fish Labroides dimidiatus, by 1) successfully …

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