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Field Museum provides gold standard for mammal survey
Putting together the Who's Who of bats, bears, beaked whales and all of Earth's other known mammals was a gigantic task ably assisted by a Field Museum scientific team with access to one of the planet's most extensive and diverse mammal collections. View News Article (2008-10-07)

CNIO team discovers the first real indicator of longevity in mammals
A team of researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), headed by CNIO Director María Blasco, has demonstrated in a pioneering study on mammals that longevity is defined at a molecular level by the length of telomeres.  View News Article (2012-09-28)

Climate caused biodiversity booms and busts in ancient plants and mammals
A period of global warming from 53 million to 47 million years ago strongly influenced plants and animals, spurring a biodiversity boom in western North America, researchers from three research museums report in a paper published online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. View News Article (2009-08-07)

Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age
Research from New Zealand's University of Otago detailing the fossil of a dwarf baleen whale from Northern California reveals that it avoided extinction far longer than previously thought. View News Article (2013-04-05)

Adaptive functional evolution of leptin in cold-adaptive pika family
Researchers at the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences have put forward the viewpoint for the first time that adaptive functional evolution may occur in the leptin protein of the pika (Ochotona) family, a typical cold-adaptive mammal. View News Article (2008-01-23)

The delayed rise of present-day mammals
It took 10 to 15 million years after the dinosaurs were wiped out before modern mammals-including our ancient human ancestors-were able to diversify and rise to their present-day prominence across the globe, a landmark new study has found. View News Article (2007-03-29)

Immune therapy can control fertility in mammals
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have shown that it is possible to immunize mammals to control fertility. View News Article (2011-04-01)

Insects and mammals share common fat-building pathway, study suggests
When it comes to gaining fat, insects and mammals may have something in common, researchers report in the Jan. 11, 2006, Cell Metabolism. View News Article (2006-01-11)

The buzz on fruit flies: New role in the search for addiction treatments
Fruit flies may seem like unlikely heroes in the battle against drug abuse, but new research suggests that these insects - already used to study dozens of human disease - could claim that role. View News Article (2009-12-03)

Scientists clock onto how sunlight puts a spring in our step
Scientists have discovered two 'body clock' genes that reveal how seasonal changes in hormones are controlled and could ultimately help find treatments for seasonal affective disorder View News Article (2010-04-30)

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