Hayley Dunning

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Texting Wolf

By | August 7, 2012

Swiss scientists create a collar for sheep that detects when they're stressed by wolves, and sends a text message to their shepherd.

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Off-Label Drug Disclosure Inadequate

By | August 7, 2012

Some 85 percent of researchers involved in promoting off-label drug use do not adequately disclose financial conflicts of interest in published articles.

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Dog Drug Research Threatened

By | August 2, 2012

The temporary closure of an Italian research dog breeder amid allegations of maltreatment could spell the end for the facility.

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A Cloud for Bats

By | August 2, 2012

A unique habitat seeks to bring awareness to a disease decimating populations of the flying mammals.

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Anti-aging Pill Challenged

By | July 31, 2012

Former biotech executive files lawsuit accusing the company of engaging in deceptive business practices.

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Yeast's Wasp Winter Retreat

By | July 30, 2012

Wasps harbor yeast in their guts all winter long, then spread the microbes among wineries and vineyards.

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Testing Endurance

By | July 26, 2012

Researchers follow 44 ultramarathon runners in a race across Europe to track the body's response to extreme physical challenge.

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Termite Kamikazes

By | July 26, 2012

Older termites build up backpacks of toxic material that they can unleash on their enemies by bursting their bodies.

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Wired to Run—and Think

By | July 26, 2012

Evolving the ability to run may also have made our ancestors smarter, suggesting that exercise can be healthy for the brain as well as the body.

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Double Duplication

By | July 24, 2012

Two whole genome duplications boosted the complexity of the ancestor of all vertebrates, but also introduced potential for disease.

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