11 Apr 2016
A research team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has established a mouse model for testing of vaccines and therapeutics to... +more
29 Feb 2016
As their natural habitats continue to be destroyed, increasing numbers of displaced endangered mammals are taken to sanctuaries and rehabilitation... +more
02 Feb 2016
Rabies could be eradicated from street dogs in India with the help of a new smartphone app, a study has shown. Researchers are using the app to... +more
20 Jan 2016
Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of Whittier to check on a friend's boat and spotted white blobs... +more
09 Jan 2016
Five hundred citizen scientists around the world have contributed data to a study of what goes on inside the minds of their dogs. The research,... +more
29 Dec 2015
Jeanne Calment has nothing on Creme Puff, the cat. The oldest living human made it to the ripe age of 122—not bad for a species with an average life... +more
23 Dec 2015
A recent Foundation for Biomedical Research survey asked what role animal models will play in biomedical research in the next 10 years. A resounding... +more
14 Dec 2015
For the first time, a litter of puppies was born by in vitro fertilization, thanks to work by Cornell University researchers. The breakthrough,... +more
23 Nov 2015
A pair of proteins may hold the key as to how animals like pigeons, sharks and bees sense the Earth's magnetic field and use it to navigate,... +more
09 Nov 2015
Skillful surgeons can do amazing things in extremely small places, but finding better ways to suture tiny blood vessels has been an ongoing challenge... +more