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Searching for ‘animal zero’ and the origins of the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 pandemic that’s currently ravaging the world started with a simple virus in an animal. Viruses like this, which ...
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Is it time to rethink evolutionary timeline for Earth’s animals?

New research suggests that animal origins happened much earlier than previously thought ...
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Mysterious fossil could be oldest known animal—if scientists can agree it is one

An international team of researchers is claiming to have discovered traces of cholesterol on a fossil of Dickinsonia—a mysterious creature that ...
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Viewpoint: Lab-grown meat could lead to a ‘greener, safer, and more humane future’

An emerging body of research unequivocally confirms the need to shift our diets away from a dependency on animal agriculture, ...
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Talking Biotech: Should milk, meat and eggs from animals fed GMO crops be labeled?

Geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam: Data shows that products from animals fed genetically engineered crops are no different than those fed ...