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Illegal trade with terrestrial vertebrates in markets and households of Laos

It's not a surprise to anyone that numerous vertebrate species are being sold at different wildlife markets, but at the moment there...

Shrinking Tasmanian tigers: Resizing an Australian icon

The thylacine, that famous extinct Australian icon colloquially known as the Tasmanian Tiger, is revealed to have been only about half as big as...

Restoring degraded tropical forests generates big carbon gains

More than half of the world's aboveground carbon is stored in tropical forests, the degradation of which poses a direct threat to...

Genetic privacy: We must learn from the story of Henrietta Lacks

A street mural memorial to Henrietta Lacks in Oak Park, Illinois MedSci / AlamyToday is the 100 th anniversary of the birth of...

Bird and reptile tears aren’t so different from human tears

Bird and reptile tears aren't so unlike our own, shows a new study in Frontiers in Veterinary Science. But the differences could...

New species of dinosaur discovered on Isle of Wight

A new study by Palaeontologists at the University of Southampton suggests four bones recently found on the Isle of Wight belong to new species...

Russia claims world’s first Covid-19 vaccine but scepticism abounds

Russia's President Putin announced on Tuesday, August 11th, that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine, provoking skepticism from Russian and...

Consumption of a blueberry enriched diet by women for six weeks...

FOLSOM, Calif. - August 5, 2020 - A new research study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, investigated how serum from subjects...

New species of fungus sticking out of beetles named after the...

A major comprehensive study on Herpomycetales and Laboulbeniales, two orders of unique ectoparasitic fungi associated with insects and other arthropods (class Laboulbeniomycetes)...

PLOS Special Collection: Successful approaches to HIV care

On July 27 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) launched a Special Collection of...