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Some Canadian shorebirds have had to get fit or die trying.
New research published in the open access journal BMC Microbiology contributes to our understanding of why eating apples is good for you.
Scientists investigating the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs have gone the extra mile for their research â€“ all the way to the Arctic.
The urban poor in sub-Saharan Africa are the latest victims of the obesity epidemic.
Despite free public healthcare, Italy's poor are more likely to end up in hospital with avoidable conditions, new research shows.
In contrast to the exhaustive research into venom produced by snakes and spiders, venomous fish have been neglected and remain something of a mystery.
Chemical identifiers secreted from the genital glands of lemurs, allow them to avoid incest and also to engage in nepotism.
A survey carried out in eight European countries has shown that closing schools in the event of an infectious disease pandemic could have a significant role in reducing illness transmission.
The smoking ban in Wales has not displaced secondhand smoke from public places into the home.
Removing the PKCI/HINT1 gene from mice has an anti-depressant-like and anxiolytic-like effect.
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