A UK-based laboratory is working to eradicate animal testing in the cosmetics industry by developing alternative methods which are not only cruelty-free but more scientifically advanced than other current tests.
LONDON: British scientists say they have developed a model that can predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases – those such as Ebola and Zika that jump from animals to humans – based on changes in climate.
An Ohio zoo said on Thursday that Sarah, a cheetah designated the world’s fastest land mammal by National Geographic magazine in 2012, has died at the age of 15.
BEIJING: Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.
KARACHI: The recent intense heat wave, which claimed over 1,100 human lives, in Karachi also killed eight animals at city’s zoological garden.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organizers late on Sunday.