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  • BERLIN-A large team of researchers from several institutions in Germany, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S. has transplanted pig hearts into baboons and kept them alive for an extended period of time. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes changes they made to heart ...

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  • WASHINGTON-By studying more than 300 dart frogs, the researchers have found that two existing Oophaga frog species actually “hid” three additional groups, and that there are actually a total of five species. The results, just published in the journal Molecular Ecology, will allow the ...

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  • Washington-The controversial hunt for minke whales in Iceland has come to end after declining profits led to the local industry closing, the International Fund for Animal Welfare said on other day. Only six minke whales were caught in June and none in July—usually the peak month for ...

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  • Florida-Most asteroids and meteorites originate from the splintering of a handful of minor planets formed during the infancy of our solar system, a new study shows.  A study appearing online today in Nature Astronomy found at least 85 percent of 200,000 asteroids in the inner asteroid belt-the ...

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  • Sydney-A team of Australian and international scientists, led by Professor Rebecca Johnson, Director of the Australian Museum Research Institute and Professor Katherine Belov, University of Sydney, have made a significant break-through successfully sequencing the full koala genome, with the ...

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