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Latest Animal physiology Stories

Hair Plays Important Role In Keeping Elephants Cool
2012-10-11 19:23:21

Our ancestors and other species were pretty hairy. They had to be. Body hair on mammals has long been thought of as an evolutionary requirement for survival in cold climes that prehistoric man and the woolly mammoth inhabited.

Surprising Tips To Beat The Heat
2012-08-21 14:26:02

As the heat of summer starts to slow down, and the season of orange and red leaves starts to peek its way around the corner, new science shows just how we can be better about beating the heat next year.

Dinosaurs May Not Have Been Cold-Blooded After All
2012-06-28 10:13:58

A new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, suggests that dinosaurs were warm-blooded creatures, not cold-blooded reptiles as previously thought.

2012-05-14 20:22:03

A small, external bioreactor holding human cells pumped out an anti-inflammatory protein to prevent organ damage and other complications in a rat with acute inflammation caused by bacterial products in a model of sepsis.

2012-05-14 20:17:56

The body's natural inflammatory response is an essential reaction to injury and infection.

2012-04-14 23:02:12

The pet odor remover is one of a complete line of non-toxic household products from Planet Amazing, approved by the EPA and guaranteed to be environmentally friendly. (PRWEB)

2012-03-19 10:15:44

Microglia are the first line defence of the brain and are constantly looking for infections to fight off.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.