Differences in the abundance of certain bacteria living on the tongue can distinguish patients with early pancreatic cancers from healthy individuals, according to results from a new study published in the Journal of Oral Microbiology. Although disruptions to the microbiome […]
A new species of the famous ‘first bird’, Archaeopteryx, supporting its status as the transitional fossil between birds and dinosaurs, has been published in the journal Historical Biology. Contrary to some previous studies, Archaeopteryx can now be conclusively shown to […]
Photo: L-R: Partial snout with teeth and tooth bases, partial braincase, and a section of upper jaw with tooth bases. Credit: Ms. Christina Byrd, Paleontology Collections Manager at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas. The smallest Tylosaurus […]
CRC Press is proud to announce that author Ernest Small has been honored with appointment to The Order of Canada, the highest civilian honor in Canada. He was presented with the award by Canada’s 29th Governor-General, Julie Payette, in a […]
Therapy assisted by a dog could be more effective than standard speech and language therapy for children with communication impairments, suggests a new study published in the journal Anthrozoös. The study found children with the condition developmental dysphasia, which affects […]
Rattlesnake bites, contrary to public opinion, increase after periods of high rainfall, not drought, according to a Stanford-led study that examined 20 years of snakebite history in California. Grant Lipman, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Stanford Medicine, was running through […]
A complete skull and mandible of a Deninger’s bear from Sima de los Huesos in Spain. Photo: Javier Trueba (Madrid Scientific Films). During the Late Pleistocene period (between 125,000 to 12,000 years ago) two bear species roamed Europe: omnivorous brown […]
Samples collected during Captain Scott’s famous 1901-1904 Discovery expedition to Antarctica, the oldest of their kind, have recently undergone new analysis using modern techniques providing scientists with exciting new data, over 100 years after the voyage. The new analysis, published […]
More needs to be done to educate audiences, including viewers at home and filmmakers, on the unethical nature of using primates in the film industry, says a leading expert in a new study.
Natural essential oils extracted from the peel of a citrus fruit could be an effective new eco-friendly alternative in mosquitoes control programs, reports a new study published today in Natural Product Research.