Bird companions help black rhinos avoid poachers

This post was originally published on this siteApril 9 (UPI) — Red-billed oxpeckers often accompany black rhinos, picking insects off the mammal’s back. In Swahili, the avian

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Grey seals observed communicating by clapping underwater

This post was originally published on this siteFeb. 3 (UPI) — For the first time, grey seals have been observed clapping underwater to communicate. Like whales and dolphins, seals typically

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How grizzly bears prevent muscle atrophy during hibernation

This post was originally published on this siteDec. 30 (UPI) — New research has revealed how grizzly bears hibernate for three months without suffering muscle atrophy. Grizzly bears need

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How grizzly bears prevent muscle atrophy during hibernation

This post was originally published on this siteDec. 30 (UPI) — New research has revealed how grizzly bears hibernate for three months without suffering muscle atrophy. Grizzly bears need

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Narcissism changes during a person’s life span

This post was originally published on this site“For all the talk about how young people are narcissistic, it’s generally the case that they ‘age out of it’ and become more

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Healing the ozone layer helped slow global warming

This post was originally published on this siteDec. 6 (UPI) — The hole in the ozone layer isn’t yet gone, but it’s been slowly shrinking for the last few decades, mostly thanks

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Space travel makes the intestines more permeable

This post was originally published on this siteNov. 27 (UPI) — The lining of the human intestine prevents potentially harmful bacteria, fungi and viruses that entered via consumed food from

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Mysterious new virus found spreading among bald eagles

This post was originally published on this siteWhile searching for the origins of the Wisconsin River Eagle Syndrome, researchers found a new type of virus related to the human hepatitis C virus

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Paleontologists unearth remains of giant, human-sized penguin

This post was originally published on this siteNew Zealand already claims an impressive lineup of extinct megafauna, including a recently discovered giant parrot. Now, thanks to paleontologists

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Scientists produce self-healing gel made out of bacteria-killing viruses

This post was originally published on this siteJuly 25 (UPI) — Scientists in Canada have developed a novel gel jam-packed with bacteria-killing viruses. According to researchers, the

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