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Their bizarre, equine appearance, and their odd way of bobbing about in the water, are among the traits that make seahorses popular as keepsakes in fish tanks.
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Marine biologist Choo Poh Leem is involved in an Anti-Fish Bombing campaign to stop the harmful method of harvesting fish.
It's been a mystery why some people can withstand pain better than others. Now a new study suggests that genetics may play a role in whether your pain tolerance is low or high.
When lung cancer cells become drug resistant, tumor cells return as shown in brown.
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Sneezing, congestion, runny noses and itchy eyes. For people with seasonal nasal allergies - commonly known as hay fever - these symptoms are nothing new.
Ministers were last night accused of breaking the law by cutting funding to Kew Gardens, a move that will axe 120 jobs at the world's leading centre for conservation and plant science.
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A biochemist turned cocktail maker says his recipes are designed to prevent an ugly morning-after - and it doesn't involve an IV drop or gimmicky sports drinks.
Manuel Peitsch, co-founder of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics , will chair a session on high-performance computing in the life sciences at ISC'14 in Leipzig, Germany, in June.
Researchers followed 179 people with hay fever for 12 weeks, and found that 39 percent of them had more than one flare-up.
The tropical disease malaria is caused by the Plasmodium parasite. For its survival and propagation, Plasmodium requires a protein called actin .
A gorgeous species of orchid in Panama has a new name - it was named after the family of the researcher who discovered the flower.
Within each strand of DNA lies the blueprint for building an organism, along with the keys to its evolution and survival.
A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics .
When scientists first sequenced the genome of a Neanderthal, our extinct, heavy-browed human cousin, we learned a surprising amount about our own species too: many modern humans carry Neanderthal genes, proving we interbred with them long ago.