DNA Could Thwart Trade of the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal
DNA Could Thwart Trade of the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal
Pangolins are poached for their scales and meat, leading researchers to develop a set of molecular tools to help track and mitigate the trade.
DNA Could Thwart Trade of the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal
DNA Could Thwart Trade of the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

Pangolins are poached for their scales and meat, leading researchers to develop a set of molecular tools to help track and mitigate the trade.

Pangolins are poached for their scales and meat, leading researchers to develop a set of molecular tools to help track and mitigate the trade.

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Image of the Day: Himalayan Wolves
Image of the Day: Himalayan Wolves
Amy Schleunes | Feb 25, 2020
The top carnivores in the high-altitude regions of Asia are uniquely adapted to life in low-oxygen environments.
Ancient DNA Traces History of South Asians
Ancient DNA Traces History of South Asians
Catherine Offord | Sep 6, 2019
Modern-day populations in India descend from a mixture of peoples living thousands of years ago in South and Central Asia, including the Bronze-Age Indus Valley Civilization, two studies reveal.
Scientists Race to Build Vaccine for African Swine Fever
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Katarina Zimmer | Jun 24, 2019
The devastating outbreak of the disease that has led to millions of pig deaths in East Asia has intensified efforts to develop a vaccine quickly, but the virus presents several challenges that are yet to be overcome.
Telomere Length and Childhood Stress Don’t Always Correlate
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Katarina Zimmer | Nov 17, 2017
Shorter telomere length is widely considered a manifestation of stress in young children, but the results of a new study find it’s more complicated than that.  
Tracking Invasive Fire Ants in Asia
Tracking Invasive Fire Ants in Asia
Steve Graff | Oct 31, 2017
These insect transplants have the potential to wreak economic havoc by outcompeting native insects and destroying crops.