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A rich source of nutrients under the Earth’s ice sheets

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Big cats and small dogs: Solving the mystery of canine distemper in wild tigers

Canine distemper virus (CDV) causes a serious disease in domestic dogs, and also infects other carnivores, including threatened species like the Amur tiger. It...

Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide

Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found -- with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they...

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