(Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Certain strains of the Wolbachia bacterium inhibit the transmission of disease-inducing pathogens to humans. Unfortunately, it is not naturally found in mosquitoes that are the primary transmitters of mosquito-borne illnesses. Show More Summary
One of the latest experimental candidates for a male birth control drug is a compound that would be taken much like the daily birth control pill available for women. A pilot study presented yesterday at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting suggests that the compound - called dimethandrolone undecanoate (DMAU) - can be safe and effective in human test subjects. More »
There's something about the name Steve. Variously a Flight of the Conchords punchline; a parody society of 1,425 scientists who "support evolution;" and the human second fiddle to Blue's Clues' Blue, it now has another, more celestial, claim to fame. Show More Summary
“A human society would never willingly harm nature.” - | Curtis White, The Ecology of...
A long-standing debate in the field of cultural evolution has revolved around the question of how and why human societies become more hierarchical. Some theorize that material changes to a society's resources or subsistence strategies...Show More Summary
In June 2017, more than 80 Great Danes were rescued from a suspected puppy mill in New Hampshire. The puppies had been living in horrendous conditions, and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), along with local authorities,...Show More Summary
Cats and washer/dryers can be a deadly combination, but for one very lucky feline in Wisconsin, it was merely a brush with fate. On February 13, a 1-year-old cat was brought into the Wisconsin Humane Society's Okauzee campus with major...Show More Summary
We live in an age where reliance on computers, machines, and artificial intelligence is becoming stronger and more commonplace, inescapable to the point that society would cease to function as we know it without these things. As we progress on into the future there is every indication that these artificial intelligences will continue to evolve... Read more »
But designer babies, micro-pigs and fluorescent carrots get the thumbs-down, Royal Society survey finds Britons are broadly in favour of rewriting the genetic code of human embryos to prevent children from inheriting devastating diseases...Show More Summary
(Geological Society of America) Interest in human evolution has stimulated new geological work in the southern rift valley of Kenya. A new Geological Society of America Bulletin article by Anna K. Behrensmeyer and colleagues presents...Show More Summary
The laws were promoted by the vegan advocacy group Humane Society of the United States, which has an expressed agenda to eventually eliminate animal agriculture.. This post Group Implores Court to Defend Consumers’ Right to Buy Eggs, Meat appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
Buddy, one of the beagles rescued by the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office, is being rehabilitated at the Wyandot County Humane Society in Ohio. He had a really bad kennel cough and was very noticeably scared of people, but he also clearly wanted attention. Show More Summary
The debate over how well ritual killings maintained social order
Pangolins, poached to meet a demand for their scales and meat in Asia, are a protected species and are considered the most trafficked mammals in the world. Photo by Tikki Hywood Trust In December, Humane Society International’s Africa...Show More Summary
Tinker was attacked by a larger dog but her owners couldn't afford emergency medical care and brought her to the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri.
A silver lining: “Many consider the Donald Trump presidency a detriment to the values of human rights and the international order. But there is a silver lining: Civil society engagement and interest in politics has increased exponentially. According to a study by the School of Public Affairs at American University, people were three to four times […]
The author of Housekeeping and three other novels has just published a new book of essays. "One thing I cannot understand about contemporary society is that, as we learn more, and become more aware of the incredible singularity of our Earth, we cannot seem to allow ourselves to recognise it. And even if one day […]
"Seven Seconds" is a new crime drama anthology series from Netflix that explores the human stories behind the headlines in a society fraught with racial tension and an audience who would... For more, visit our blog !
The Associated Press joins American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy on a tour of a Korean dog meat farm that's about to be shuttered by the Humane Society International
The Team USA skier rescued a dog from a farm that was targeted by Humane Society International