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This mini donkey gets big boost from pacemaker

Nix, a miniature donkey with a potentially fatal heart condition, is on the mend after a successful pacemaker implantation by veterinarians at the Cornell...

Whales learn songs from each other in a cultural ‘deep dive’

A University of Queensland-led study has found humpback whales can learn incredibly complex songs from whales from other regions. Dr Jenny Allen, whose doctoral work...

Should we be worried about our pet cats and dogs getting COVID?

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID, originated from bats and then, probably after passing through an intermediary host, gained the ability to infect humans. Many...

Scientists reveal the deadly workings of a carnivorous plant

Scientists at the University of Bristol have uncovered the deadly workings of a carnivorous plant. In the steaming jungles of Borneo, plants have evolved innumerable...

Why plant-based milks are rising to the top?

Move out of the way cow’s milk, we’re drinking more dairy substitutes than ever before. If you’ve been to any supermarket recently, you would’ve noticed...

Dog ownership could be linked to anxiety and depression

It is often believed that a close relationship between owners and their dogs can bring many mental health benefits to owners, but findings from...

Every bird has some dinosaur form, shows study

All baby birds have a moment prior to hatching when their hip bone is a tiny replica of a dinosaur’s pelvis. That’s one of the...

T. rex was three separate species? No

A new study refutes a provocative claim made earlier this year that fossils classified as the dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex represent three separate species. The rebuttal,...

4,000 beagles were rescued from a Virginia research facility. How common is lab testing...

Federal authorities are moving 4,000 beagles from a breeding and research facility in Virginia after it was discovered that many of them were neglected...

How stressed-out plants produce their own aspirin

Plants protect themselves from environmental hazards like insects, drought and heat by producing salicylic acid, also known as aspirin. A new understanding of this process...