Posts in: animals

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Not just a hospital problem anymore

Not just a hospital problem anymore

Even animals that live far from humans are developing resistance to antibiotics, alarming puzzled researchers

By | Posted December 11, 2014

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

Natural history museums: fact or fiction?

It’s tempting to view natural history dioramas as pure representations of fact — but these displays may be shaped by cultural assumptions and theatrical urges

By | Posted December 3, 2014

Tropical lizard might outrace climate change

Tropical lizard might outrace climate change

A new study looks at survival of the fittest in an increasingly warm world

By | Posted October 4, 2014

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

How often should I take my pet to the vet?

The answer is at the heart of a multi-million dollar advertising campaign by the veterinary industry

By | Posted September 18, 2014

Love in the time of animal testing

Love in the time of animal testing

Should scientists breed genetically modified animals as models of human disease?

By | Posted September 10, 2014

Scrappy males cut the mating line

Scrappy males cut the mating line

If you can’t beat ‘em, find a buddy and follow him

By | Posted August 12, 2014

The lifecycle in your walls

The lifecycle in your walls

What’s thriving behind the scenes of your home this summer?

By | Posted July 24, 2014

The New Caledonian Crow

The New Caledonian Crow

Meet the best toolmakers in the animal world

By | Posted July 23, 2014

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

By | Posted July 8, 2014

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Creatures of the Ediacaran

Could animals be older than we thought?

By | Posted March 13, 2014

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