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Scientists find COVID-19 widespread among Iowa deer

In a new study from Penn State University, researchers found that up to 80% of white-tailed deer in Iowa may be infected with COVID-19. They...

Omicron might have come from a mouse, study finds

In a new study from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, researchers found new evidence for a possible mouse origin of the Omicron variant. Their main...

Scientists find COVID-19 infection in deer in six Ohio locations

In a new study from The Ohio State University, researchers found infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in...

Scientists find COVID-19 in Texas deer

In a new study from the University of Texas at El Paso, researchers confirmed that some white-tailed deer in Texas have COVID-19. Researchers have been...

4 ways pets are good for your health and well-being

Many pet owners have found support from their pets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and there’s science to back up the physical and mental health...

After thousands of years, an iconic whale confronts a new enemy

The iconic tusked whale of the Arctic has a new enemy – noise. A new study shows that narwhals are highly affected by noise...

Most dog breeds are highly inbred, shows study

Dog breeds are often recognized for distinctive traits — the short legs of a dachshund, wrinkled face of a pug, spotted coat of a...

Scientist find snow monkeys go fishing to survive harsh winters

Snow monkeys living in one of the world’s coldest regions survive by ‘going fishing’ – scooping live animals, including brown trout, out of Japanese...

This native American plant med can treat pain and diarrhea

In a new study from the University of California, Irvine, researchers found how plants with a long history of use by Native Americans worked...

Scientists solve 50-year-old mystery behind plant growth

A team of researchers led by UC Riverside has demonstrated for the first time one way that a small molecule turns a single cell...