Animals & Plants

Showiest male primates may have smallest testicles

Showiest male primates may have smallest testicles

In a new study, scientists found that male primates who are equipped with all the bells and whistles to attract a female mate may...
Dogs could smell cancer in blood

Dogs could smell cancer in blood

In a new study, researchers found that dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood samples. This finding may help develop new methods for effective...
Cute dog

Why we like dogs and cats

We often use the word “cute” to describe a baby. In fact, baby faces can rapidly and unconsciously capture our attention and make us...
Rabbits love to eat plants high in DNA

Rabbits love to eat plants high in DNA

In a new study, researchers found that rabbits like to eat plants with lots of DNA. On the contrary, snails and insects prefer to eat...
Scientists may discover a new species of killer whale

Scientists may find a new species of killer whale

In a new study, an international team discovers a new species of killer whale called Type D in southern Chile. The whales were only previously...
Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

Scientists discover why humans and animals all need to sleep

In a new study, researchers found sleep could help clear out DNA damage accumulated during waking hours. Maybe that is why humans and animals spend...
1,700 animal species may be extinct due to humans by 2070

1,700 animal species may be extinct due to humans by 2070

In a new study, researchers found that by 2070, about 1,700 species of amphibians, birds, and mammals may be at greater extinction risk due...
Your dog’s personality can change

Your dog’s personality can change

In a new study, researchers found dog owners could change their pets’ personality. This is because dogs, like people, have moods and personality traits which...
Bee and plant

Virus-infected plants can attract more bees and have better reproduction

Virus infection usually makes a plant sick and inhibits its growth. Nevertheless, virus infection may also offer a surprising boost for reproduction. Scientists newly find...
husky

Benefits and risks of having a pet

People have kept animals for companion since 15,000 years ago. Pet ownership is a feature to every human culture in the world. In the...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...