The gibbon ape leukemia virus is a medically important tool in cancer therapies. It is thought to have originated from a cross-species transmission and may not originally be a primate virus at all.
Thinking, feeling, acting - our brain is the control center in the head that steers everything we do. Neuroscientists show how nerve cells communicate with each other in neural networks.
The Cave Bear subsisted on a purely vegan diet. Scientists propose that it was this inflexible diet that led to the bear’s extinction approximately 25,000 years ago.
Can we economically outgrow climate change damages? Not for hurricanes we can't. Researchers now analyzed the magnitude of future hurricane losses in relation to economic growth.
Scientists have managed to successfully apply the spectral imaging method, developed in astrophysics, to diagnostics in the field of medicine.
Gaited horses are able to perform special gaits which allow for a smoother ride. New results suggest that Vikings first encountered gaited horses on the British Isles and transported them to Iceland.
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