All global trade banned in endangered pangolins

Oct 8, 2016

All global trade banned in endangered pangolins

The shy, scale-covered pangolin is to receive the highest level of protection against illegal trade to try to save it from extinction, after a recent vote by delegates at a global conference. The reclusive, gentle mammal is prized as an edible delicacy and ingredient ...

Man's best friend? It may be genetic

Sep 30, 2016

Man's best friend? It may be genetic

If you think dogs are drawn to your winning personality then think again — the attraction may be genetic, according to a study released Thursday that pinpoints genes linked to interspecies amity. Providing food and playing fetch, of course, also forge strong bonds. But ...