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sabertooth tiger

Aug 21, 2023

Did Sabertooth Tigers Purr or Roar?

The sound a sabertooth made could depend on the shape of a few small bones. 

Tiger on green grass

Jul 31, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Declaw Tigers or Other Big Cats

Declawing big cats is worse for them in terms of muscular effects than for smaller species. 

horse in field

Jun 21, 2023

PFAS Found in Blood of Dogs, Horses Living Near Fayetteville, N.C.

Researchers found PFAS in the blood of pet dogs and horses from Gray’s Creek, N.C. 

Iani Smithi

Jun 7, 2023

New Dino, ‘Iani,’ Was Face of a Changing Planet

A newly discovered plant-eating dinosaur may have been a species’ “last gasp.” 

Toy dinos

Apr 28, 2023

How Are Dino Tissues Preserved in Deep Time?

Two hypotheses for ancient soft tissue preservation are often one and the same, according to a new study. 

Oct 24, 2022

Gestational Exposure to Flame Retardant Alters Brain Development in Rats

Exposure in utero to a common flame retardant altered brain development in newborn rats. 

alligator

Oct 20, 2022

Alligators Exposed to PFAS Show Autoimmune Effects

Some alligators in the Cape Fear river have elevated PFAS blood levels and unhealed or infected lesions. 

A faucet with drinking water.

Sep 7, 2022

Elevated Cholesterol Found in GenX Exposure Study Participants

Elevated levels of PFAS associated with higher cholesterol in blood of GenX Exposure Study participants. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 15, 2022

Statistical Tool Finds ‘Gaps’ in DNA Data Sets Shouldn’t Be Ignored

A simple statistical test could help evolutionary biologists avoid bias in analyses. 

X-ray image of an adult female Bahamas mosquitofish where a fish she had eaten can be seen inside of her, revealing an occurrence of cannibalism.

Jun 2, 2022

Fish Cannibalism Rare in Wild, Study Finds

Fish don’t prefer to eat their own unless circumstances are dire.