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Fears for animal welfare as first Australian state bans horse and dog racing amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

Tasmania has banned horse and greyhound racing “effective immediately” in the latest wave of shutdowns intended to stop the spread of the coronavirus, while the racing industry in other states is quietly trying to make arrangements to house thousands of furloughed racehorses should the ban become national. Tasmanian premier Peter …

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Where to find Animal Crossing amiibo for New Horizons on Switch

Animal Crossing amiibo

With Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the, well, horizon, it’s time to start getting excited and build your amiibo collection. After pre-ordering Animal Crossing for your Switch, how else can you prove your fandom with your wallet? If you’re anything like us, you watched the Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo …

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Scientists discover first animal that can survive without oxygen

Scientists discover first animal that can survive without oxygen

Researchers on Monday said they found the first animal out of millions of known species that can survive its entire life without oxygen. The Henneguya salminicola (H. salminicola) normally lives in the muscle of its salmon host. The 10-celled creature has evolved to the point where it doesn’t breathe at all, according to …

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Researchers find an animal without mitochondria

A cartoon image of mitochondria as green, oblong shapes on a black background.

Enlarge / Mitochondria, previously found in all animals, is now in all animals but one. Eukaryotes are the branch of the tree of life with complex cells, containing a separate compartment for DNA, lots of internal compartments, and mitochondria that use oxygen to provide lots of energy. These features were …

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Pig-to-Human ‘Superbug’ May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics

Pig-to-Human 'Superbug' May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics

Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who traced the evolution of a potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria strain that can jump from livestock to humans say their findings highlight the dangers of widespread antibiotic use in animal food production. The international team of scientists …

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Tel Aviv University researchers discover a non-breathing living animal

Tel Aviv University researchers discover a non-breathing living animal

Life science researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have stumbled upon a non-breathing animal, challenging current understanding of the animal world, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.The research, led by Prof. Dorothee Huchon of the School …

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons: 11 things we learned about the Switch game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The vibe around Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a lot less secretive now. This morning, Nintendo showed off a lengthy presentation that provided plenty of details about the latest title in its adorable life sim series, which is making its debut on the Switch on March 20th. That includes everything …

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