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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A fish story with a human tell

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and in Japan have used an ancient fish to reel in new insights about human …

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What is your dog’s lifespan? You might be surprised

How old is your dog in human years? And what factors contribute to a long and healthy life for a dog? For years, it’s been …

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Cancer risk across mammals: Carnivores are more prone to cancer

We tend to talk about cancer as a human disease. While it is true that cancer seriously affects our species, we can no longer disregard …

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Study detects dogs’ understanding of emotions behind human expression

Results show the right side of the brain plays a more important part in regulating the sympathetic outflow to the heart – a fundamental organ …

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