Researchers tested for resistance to 10 antibiotics among cattle and 18 wildlife species to explore key attributes and behaviors that may increase exposure and allow resistance to move among humans, animals, and ecosystems.
Using a novel simulation approach, researchers took a closer look at how an interactive system, meant to reduce road accidents involving wild animals, can actually affect driver behavior.
Probiotics may improve the behavioral symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases by altering communication between the immune system and the brain, according to an animal study.
When is a crime truly treated like a crime? When police consider fighting it a primary responsibility, when criminal laws and sentences match the seriousness of criminal behavior, and when society resoundingly rejects both the crime and the criminal. Show More Summary
Michael Fanning was almost a goner!
By comparing and analyzing the signals of individual neurons in animals undergoing behavioral tests, neuroscientists have deciphered the code that the brain uses to make the most of its inherently 'noisy' neuronal circuits.
A biologist explores the science revealing how animals think and feel, and the many behavioral mysteries that remain.
A new study on animal behavior theorizes cats scratch more due to pheromones left behind from previous cat scratching.
Many animals actively touch objects in their environment and respond to them by appropriate movement sequences. Biologists have captured the key properties of a wide variety of descending neurons that are part of an 'active touch system.'
(Pet Store | NY, USA) Pet Store | NY, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Pets & Animals Tags: Pet Store Pet Store | NY, USA(The phone ring.) Me: “Hello, You’re through to—” Caller: “—ah, yes. Do you neuter men?” (There is giggling in the background, and it is clearly a prank call.) Me: “Yes, we do. Show More Summary
The Chinese city of Nanjing has transformed seven farms into earthquake research centers for the government. According to local media reports, the farms report the animals’ behavior twice a day Read More The post China Using Farm Animals to Predict Earthquakes appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Government researchers in China have asked a select group of farmers to monitor abnormal behavior among their livestock — behaviors that could be indicative of imminent earthquakes. Read more...
Are some animals predictable in their actions and behavior? What if they all of a sudden went rogue and started attacking humans all over the world? That's the premise behind CBS's new summer drama Zoo, based on the bestselling bookShow More Summary
Diva behavior abounds on the set of CBS' Zoo. According to executive producer Jeff Pinkner, it's not uncommon for an actor to go completely off-script, throwing a scene into chaos or to have a tantrum and stubbornly refuse to participate in filming. Of course, the actors in question are all extras -... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Zoo Jeff Pinkner James Wolk
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1. This dog, who hid her babies in a hole during a raging wildfire. Sometimes human beings point to animal behavior, and say, "We're one of them! We're savage animals in a constant dance of death and carnage! Coffee is for closers!" Blah, blah, whatever. Show More Summary
A team of researchers documenting the use of natural canopy bridges over a pipeline clearing with camera traps in Peru found an unexpected animal using some of the bridges. At least 17 dwarf porcupines were photographed. Previously known only as far south as Iquitos in Northern Peru, the discovery was made some 900km away from the closest previous record.
By manipulating the activity of Activin receptors in the brain, researchers were able to increase or decrease cocaine-taking and relapse behavior in animal models. The study focused on receptors in regions of the brain involved in pleasure and reward.
Poultry producer Foster Farms says it’s investigating after an animal advocacy group filmed undercover video at one of its slaughterhouses in Fresno and nearby farms owned by the company. Police are also investigating allegations ofShow More Summary
Recently I watched a TED talk by Marla Spivak about why bees are disappearing. I learned a lot about how intertwined we are with nature and how some of our current behaviors are not only hurting animals and plants, but our future as well. Show More Summary