Animals & Plants

Scientists make stunning discoveries about great white shark diet

The first-ever detailed analysis of the diet of great white sharks has shown they spend more time feeding at the seafloor than many would...

3 ways your pets feel the COVID-19 anxiety too

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating emotional stress and anxiety for humans—but chances are, their furry companions are likely feeling the same way. Pets could be...

Your dog wants to rescue you, as long as they know how

What to do. You're a dog. Your owner is trapped in a box and is crying out for help. Are you aware of his despair? If...

5 ways pets support mental health while social distancing

The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, and its Healthy Bond for Life™ initiative, will bring back Best Friend Fridays™...

Compounds in this plant may kill deadly bacteria

In a new study, researchers have found compounds from the Brazilian Peppertree—a weedy, invasive shrub in Florida—that reduce the virulence of antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria. They...

Cats can infect other cats with COVID-19 virus, says study

Three cats infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 spread the virus to three other cats in a lab study published in The New...

COVID-19: Cats can become infected and transmit the disease

In a new study, researchers found that in the laboratory, cats can readily become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and may...

Antibodies from llamas could help fight against COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that antibodies from llamas could help fight against COVID-19. They linked two copies of a special kind of antibody...

Compound in willow trees could kill several types of cancer

In a new study, researchers have discovered the chemical, miyabeacin, in humble willows. The compound has been found to kill various cancer cells, including those...

New evidence of stray dogs as possible origin of COVID-19 pandemic

In a new study, researchers found new evidence of stray dogs as a possible origin of COVID-19 pandemic. They traced coronavirus across different species and...

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