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NIH scientists assess history, pandemic potential of H7 influenza viruses
The emergence of a novel H7N9 avian influenza virus in humans in China has raised questions about its pandemic potential as well as that of related influenza viruses. View News Article (2013-07-10)


Species distribution models are of only limited value for predicting future mammal distributions
Species distribution models are of only limited use in predicting the future distribution of mammals. This is the finding of a study of the climate niches of 140 indigenous European mammals. View News Article (2009-12-16)


New Study Shows Effects of Prehistoric Nocturnal Life on Mammalian Vision
Since the age of dinosaurs, most species of day-active mammals have retained the imprint of nocturnal life in their eye structures. Humans and other anthropoid primates, such as monkeys and apes, are the only groups that deviate from this pattern. View News Article (2012-11-01)


Secret of eternal youth may be in reptiles
Jo'£o Pedro Magalh'£es, researcher in the Biology of Aging, suggests, in work published in the June edition of the magazine "Experimental Gerontology" and entitled "The evolution of mammalian aging", that the study of certain species of reptiles and amphibians that apparently do not age could lead to discoveries about aging. For this Portuguese scientist the secret of eternal youth... View News Article (2002-06-18)


Africa's national parks hit by mammal declines
African national parks like Masai Mara and the Serengeti have seen populations of large mammals decline by up to 59 per cent, according to a study published in Biological Conservation. View News Article (2010-07-13)


Global map shows new patterns of extinction risk
The most detailed world map of mammals, birds and amphibians ever produced shows that endangered species from these groups do not inhabit the same geographical areas, says new research published today. View News Article (2006-11-02)


Study: Early mammal varieties declined as evolution of flowering plants took off
The dramatic explosion of flowering plant species that occurred about 100 million years ago was thought to have been good news for evolving mammals, providing them with new options for food and habitat. View News Article (2013-10-03)


Disaster map predicts bleak future for mammals
MAMMALS could be at a greater risk of extinction due to predicted increases in extreme weather conditions, states a paper published today by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). View News Article (2012-12-14)


New evidence for warm-blooded dinosaurs
University of Adelaide research has shown new evidence that dinosaurs were warm-blooded like birds and mammals, not cold-blooded like reptiles as commonly believed. View News Article (2013-07-18)


Giants among us: Paper explores evolution of the world's largest mammals
The largest mammal that ever walked the earth - Indricotherium transouralicum, a hornless rhinoceros-like herbivore that weighed approximately seventeen tons and stood about eighteen feet high at the shoulder-lived in Eurasia almost 34  View News Article (2010-11-29)

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