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Man-eating crocodile

Man-Eating Nile Crocodiles In Florida Might Populate Everglades: Warning

By R. Siva Kumar - May 21, 2016 05:27 PM EDT

Three man-eating Nile crocodiles in Miami have been confirmed by scientists, who warn that successful reproduction may lead to an Everglades population.

Giraffes

How Did The Giraffe Stick Its Long Neck Out Forever?

By R. Siva Kumar - May 20, 2016 01:42 PM EDT

Scientists find that the tallest mammals evolved their longest necks due to fights with their strong competitor mates.

Microorganisms

Earth Hosts One Trillion Species, Most Of Them Are Undiscovered

By R. Siva Kumar - May 04, 2016 06:49 PM EDT

A new study reveals that the Earth may harbor one trillion species, with just one one-thousandth of 1 percent of them currently being discovered.

Psoriasis

Links Found Among Psoriasis, Type 2 Diabetes And Obesity

By R. Siva Kumar - May 03, 2016 09:53 AM EDT

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen find a common genetic cause between psoriasis, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

RNA and DNA

Creating RNA In Water Puddle Gives Insight Into Prebiotic Earth

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 26, 2016 09:48 AM EDT

Scientists created a couple of potential RNA nucleotide ancestors in order to better understand the chemical processes leading to the formation of life on earth.

Animal feeding

Antibiotics In Animal Feed May Also Be Increasing Global Drug-Resistant Bacteria

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 17, 2016 10:34 AM EDT

Using antibiotics in animal feed on farms may be leading to global problems, as the resistance to antibiotics might be spreading.

Microcebus ganzhorni

Three Tiny Mouse Lemur Species Found In Madagascar

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 16, 2016 07:44 AM EDT

Scientists have discovered three new species of mouse lemurs in the island nation, Madagascar. They give an insight into the diversity of species here.

White button mushrooms

Genetically 'Edited' Mushroom Bypasses GMO Food Rules Through Regulatory Loophole

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 16, 2016 07:43 AM EDT

A white button mushrom that was edited using CRISPR will not be regulated by the USDA due to a regulatory loophole.

Beach People

Genetic Ancestry Partially Explains Sleep Difference

By R. Siva Kumar - Aug 24, 2015 09:11 AM EDT

Study shows that race differences in slow-wave sleep may have a genetic basis.

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