Animals & Plants

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...
dog reading

How dogs are using media devices

Since their introduction, TV devices have been a popular mass medium for entertaining in almost every home. These media entertainment systems have since been...
dogs and conflicts

How dogs handle conflicts with human

Many people now have dogs as pets. They share the same living environment, and sometimes it is easy to have human-dog conflicts. So how do...
Dog eating

Common food that may poison dogs and cats

If you have dogs or cats, you may notice that some food, while safe for humans, can seriously threaten the health of your pets. I...
Dog running

Dogs and humans: similar lifespan development of attention

Attention is a fundamental cognitive ability we use in daily life. It helps us find new things in the environment, spot new faces in a...
Walking dog

The future of healthcare: going to the dogs?

In many countries, healthcare costs are very high. For example, in the U.S., 16% of GDP is health expenditures. It is important to find solutions...
Stripe formation in zebrafish and zebra

How the zebrafish got its stripes

How the zebra got its stripes is a frequent topic in popular literature about the natural world. For developmental biologists, however, it is much easier...

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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...