Did you know dolphins can play an important role in helping us maintain public health? Universally loved for their intelligence and friendliness, these sea creatures have also become a subject of interest in the research community. Dolphins can help scientists better understand the spread of diseases like measles, potentially develop better treatments for diabetes, and even detect ocean toxins! Check out the story for more details.
Human behaviors can be difficult to understand. Overly aggressive behaviors, extreme anxiety, and depression may be linked to cognitive issues that require intervention. Studying psychopathic traits in chimpanzees can potentially help us better assess mental health concerns. Read more to learn how this animal model plays an important role in research!
Can humans someday regenerate like the superhero Deadpool? Studies on tissue restoration in African spiny mice reveal the potential genetic origin for this extraordinary occurrence. With continued research in wound healing, the unappealing scars humans are subjected to may someday be replaced by rejuvenated skin. Check out the story for more details!
Self-healing skin makes regular appearances in entertainment media. But what about in real life? Researchers are developing a flexible electronic skin that can repair itself and is unaffected by water. From healthcare to robotics, this innovative material may soon bring an idea once considered pure fantasy to the real world. Check out the story for more details!
Scientists are engineering goat milk to deliver vaccines and medicines. Research in this technique appears promising, but there are ethical and financial challenges.
Scientists have increased their understanding of early childhood language development by studying the behavior and brain activity of zebra finches.