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Earth entering new extinction phase: US study

The Earth has entered a new period of extinction and humans could be among the first casualties.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Scientists create the first ‘tree of life’

Scientists from 11 organizations create a digital ‘tree of life’ which is a genetic map 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes that all branched off over time from a common ancestor.

June 20, 2015
June 20, 2015

Earth entering new extinction phase: US study

The Earth has entered a new period of extinction and humans could be among the first casualties.

April 16, 2015
April 16, 2015

Dementia 'halted in mice brains'

A new study at Duke University shows tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug prevents mice from developing dementia.