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The secrets of Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk – nearly 500 species discovered 

… natural light and the pressure is 750 times higher than in the atmosphere. At these depths, the main inhabitants are a few millimeters in size, and are difficult to catch. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: The secrets of Russia’s Sea of Okhotsk – nearly 500 species discovered | Russia Beyond the Headlines …

A cray-active solution for cancer research

… causes, which makes the marbled crayfish an interesting model for cancer research. Frank Lyko, scientist at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg has a keen interest in epigenetics. Unlike genetics where a fault in the genetic makeup will cause a gene to deliver the wrong product, occur multiple times or be missing completely, epigenetics is concerned with tiny changes in the genetic material which cause a gene to be more or less active. This is crucial for organisms to adapt to …

Woolly mammoth skin’s living cells could help bring the beast back to life 

… be one of the last refuges of the ice age creatures before they were eventually wiped out. Although palaeontologists still do not fully understand what caused the animals, which dominated the northern hemisphere for nearly 350,000 years, to become extinct, it is thought a combination of human hunting and changes to the climate played a major role. Speaking to The Siberian times, Dr Grigoryev, director of the Mammoth Museum at the North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk, said the Lyakhovsky …

California Proposes Largest Wildlife Overpass Over Los Angeles 101 Freeway For Animals

… that cut through wildlife areas, especially reserves. In that respect, California sees the aforementioned incident as a problem on their 101 highway. Therefore, they have proposed the largest wildlife overpass going over the highway so that animals may cross safely. According to the Los Angeles times, state agencies, elected officials, and wildlife advocates have pushed for the building of a wildlife overpass at a part of the 101 Highway. It would be near an urban development where the land used …

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