Animal Findings Suggest That Gender May Also Influence Chemical Exposure Risks for Humans COLUMBIA, Mo. — Parents, teachers and psychologists know boys and girls behave differently. However, that difference isn’t taken into account by most methods used to assess the … Continue reading →
*Feeding habits haven’t always been what they are today* The feeding habits of mammals haven’t always been what they are today, particularly for omnivores. Some groups of mammals almost exclusively eat meat–take lions and tigers and other big cats as … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Pregnant female geladas show an unusually high rate of miscarriage the day after the dominant male in their group is replaced by a new male, a new University of Michigan study indicates. The “Bruce effect” – in … Continue reading →
An archaeological research team from North Carolina State University, the University of Washington and University of Florida has found one of the most diverse collections of prehistoric non-native animal remains in the Caribbean, on the tiny island of Carriacou. The … Continue reading →
*Rats free trapped companions, even when given choice of chocolate instead* The first evidence of empathy-driven helping behavior in rodents has been observed in laboratory rats that repeatedly free companions from a restraint, according to a new study by University … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—In one of the first human studies of its kind, researchers have found that urinary concentrations of the controversial chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may be related to decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.