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Best of 2016 // #89: Ankle Biters Solved

A huge study into the roots of canine aggression and fear responses has indemnified genetic markers that predispose certain dogs towards such behaviours.  The...
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Best of 2016 // #90: Digging Deep For New Bacteria

Microbiologists often look for life in extreme places on our planet - from under the ice sheets to inside hydrothermal geysers.  Scientists in the...
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BEST OF 2014 // #87: Good News for Pandas

In 2014, the Giant Panda took a star turn as it featured prominently in documentaries and animated features.  This however has not translated well...
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Best of 2017 // #87: Naked Mole Rats Don’t Need Air

Naked Mole Rats were already weird.  They got even weirder this past year when it was discovered that these cold-blooded, long-lived, pain-immune, cancer-resistant rats...
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New Colourful Species of Crayfish Discovered in Indonesia

Nature has always managed to amaze us with its colourful displays, and a new species of crayfish is no different.  Crayfish are generally brown,...
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Harvard Scientist Control Rat With Telepathy

Harvard researchers take another step towards science fiction in a fascinating new discovery. They have brought us one step closer to being able to...
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This is the World’s Cutest Frog

This is Breviceps Macrops, a frog native to a small area in South Africa and Namibia fronting along the coastline.  They spend their lives...

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