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Should Katie Price have companion animals?

You may have heard about it. It is circulating on the Internet. It's all over Twitter. Katie Price, the British…

1 week ago

French hunters of Provence glue thrushes to twigs and branches

NEWS-VIEWS FRANCE: I've just learned about this. From my perspective it is a disgusting practice but it is apparently commonplace…

1 week ago

A self-healing bio-based synthetic material for robots inspired by squid

The Times reports on a very interesting development in science. It is the creation of scientists at Penn State University…

1 week ago

America’s first pet dog to get coronavirus is euthanised

Buddy, a German Shepherd, has died. He was American's first pet dog to test positive for Covid-19. He was aged…

1 week ago

Can dogs sniff out coronavirus?

Yes, trained sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus on human swab samples with 94% accuracy. Researchers in Germany have trained army…

1 week ago

Humans love their dogs but fear and loathe wolves, their wild ancestor

Humans have a split personality about the dog. All dogs from the scruffy mongrel on the streets of an African…

1 week ago

Cheesemakers accused of killing trout

The story is unfolding in France. One of their popular cheeses is Compté. The dairy farmers who produce the milk…

1 week ago

Bacteria was asleep for 100 million years

Bacteria 6 km deep inside the earth below the seas have been woken up after being in a state of…

1 week ago

Twenty-five percent of Britain’s native mammal species at risk of extinction

A new, regional, Red List of endangered species has been drawn up by the Mammal Society. It meets the international…

2 weeks ago

One-horned rhinos roam the streets in India

Almost 85% of the Kaziranga National Park is underwater. The park is in Assam, India. It is home to the…

2 weeks ago