Animal Advocates Plan Peaceful Protest Tomorrow At 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show  [LINK]
2016 photos by Daniel Zampogna, PennLive Animal rights advocates are planning a peaceful protest tomorrow, January 6th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, during the opening day of the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm S... [Read More]
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Study on super-silenced DNA hints at new ways to reprogram cells  [LINK]
Newly described stretches of super-silenced DNA reveal a fresh approach to reprogram cell identity to use in regenerative medicine studies and one day in the clinic, according to a study in Molecular ... [Read More]
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Team publishes research on unusual gene evolution in bacteria  [LINK]
University of Montana researchers have made another discovery at the cellular level to help understand the basic processes of all life on our planet - this time within the unusual bacteria that has li... [Read More]
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Heartbreaking News As Missing Pilots N Paws Volunteer Pilot’s Plane Went Down Over The Gulf Of Mexico  [LINK]
As family, friends, and admirers of pilot Bill Kinsinger hold their collective breath waiting for news of his whereabouts after his plane crashed Wednesday while en route to pick up an elderly dog. Tr... [Read More]
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Temperature may affect pollen color  [LINK]
While studies on flowers' petal-color variation abound, new research looks at differences in the performance of pollen under varied environmental conditions based on its color. [Read More]
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Breaking News! Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Provisions Of Idaho’s Ag-Gag Law In A Victory for Animals  [LINK]
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit became the first federal appellate court to strike down provisions of an Ag-Gag law, holding that Idaho’s ban on recording condition... [Read More]
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Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary 'rules'  [LINK]
A new study has exposed the common treeshrew, a small and skittish mammal that inhabits the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, as an ecogeographical rule breaker. [Read More]
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Swift parrots bred on predator-free islands at risk of extinction  [LINK]
New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found genetic evidence that critically endangered swift parrots, which breed all over Tasmania and on predator-free islands, form a singl... [Read More]
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DropSynth, a one-pot approach to gene synthesis  [LINK]
A team of researchers at the University of California has found a way to synthesize multiple genes from a group of microarray-generated oligonucleotides. In their paper published in the journal Scienc... [Read More]
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Bullfinches stick together for years  [LINK]
Scientists and many bird enthusiasts have long assumed that bullfinches (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) mate for several years, and perhaps even for life. [Read More]
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Study shows treeshrews break evolutionary 'rules'  [LINK]
(Yale University) According to a study published in the journal Ecology and Evolution, Tupaia glis, the common treeshrew, defies two widely tested rules that describe patterns of geographical variatio... [Read More]
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Excess fat disrupts heart cell's energy system  [LINK]
(University of Iowa Health Care) A University of Iowa study finds that lipid overload in heart cells, a common feature in diabetes and obesity, leads to misshapen mitochondria that don't produce energ... [Read More]
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Ocean acidification means major changes for California mussels, FSU researcher says  [LINK]
(Florida State University) Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells, according to a new report from a Florida State University-led t... [Read More]
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University of Montana publishes research on unusual gene evolution in bacteria  [LINK]
(The University of Montana) University of Montana researchers have made another discovery at the cellular level to help understand the basic processes of all life on our planet -- this time within the... [Read More]
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Molecular imaging technique identifies lung nodules for resection in osteosarcoma patient  [LINK]
(SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics) Utility of near-infrared molecular imaging in a patient undergoing pulmonary metastasectomy for osteosarcoma has been reported by researchers fro... [Read More]
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UTHealth's Jeffrey Actor, Ph.D., awarded $1.7 million for tuberculosis research  [LINK]
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Jeffrey Actor, Ph.D., professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center ... [Read More]
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In Antarctic dry valleys, early signs of climate change-induced shifts in soil  [LINK]
(Colorado State University) In a study spanning two decades, a team of researchers found declining numbers of soil fauna, nematodes and other animal species in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, one of the worl... [Read More]
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Urgent! Information Sought After Animals Mysteriously Slaughtered On Arkansas Family Farm  [LINK]
In a horrifying case described as something “straight out of a horror movie,” 10 animals were found brutally slaughtered on a family farm in Woodruff County, Arkansas. The massacre was dis... [Read More]
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Heart-Breaking News! Beloved Airport Wildlife Control Canine, Piper, Succumbs To Cancer  [LINK]
It is with heavy hearts that WAN shares the sad news that K-9 Piper, the revered wildlife control canine who worked at Cherry Capital Airport in northern Michigan and captured the hearts of millions w... [Read More]
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Oscar’s Law Is The First To Ban Puppy Farms In Victoria, Australia  [LINK]
An 11-year-old poodle named Oscar was the inspiration behind a campaign that helped Victoria become the first state in Australia to ban puppy farms and promote adoption in pet stores! The history-maki... [Read More]
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White Tiger Cub Rescued From Exotic Pet Trade Relocated To SoCal Animal Sanctuary  [LINK]
Photos from Lions, Tigers & Bears Big Cat and Exotic Animal Rescue A neglected five-month-old white tiger cub rescued late last month from an unpermitted location in Louisiana has been s... [Read More]
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Two rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay  [LINK]
Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers Friday as officials try to determine the reason for the aggressive behavior. [Read More]
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Genetic instructions from mom set the pattern for embryonic development  [LINK]
A new study indicates an essential role for a maternally inherited gene in embryonic development. The study found that zebrafish that failed to inherit specific genetic instructions from mom developed... [Read More]
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Two rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay  [LINK]
Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers Friday as officials try to determine the reason for the aggressive behavior. [Read More]
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