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Slow lorises are one of the world’s only venomous mammals. Even rarer, they use their venom on one another.

The carnivores likely crossed the Bering Land Bridge into Asia.

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket hasn’t flown space tourists yet, but it has found a business niche with NASA and private science experiments.

Scientists still don’t know how the marine mammals go so long without air.

Researchers in Singapore developed a system that’s sort of like noise-canceling headphones for your whole apartment.

The stretch of six genes seems to increase the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.


When a planarian loses its eyes, cellular guides connect new ones to its brain so it can see again.

DNA tests show an increase in the number of animals with positive tests for some coronaviruses from the time they are trapped until they arrive on someone’s dinner plate.

Using tiny sensors and equipment aboard the space station, a project called ICARUS seeks to revolutionize animal tracking.


This is what happens when atmospheric chemists hang towels on drying racks around their chemistry building.