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Human skin cells used in animal-free cosmetic tests

Human skin cells used in animal-free cosmetic tests

🕔11:25, 26.Jun 2016

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.

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Scientists use climate, population changes to predict diseases

Scientists use climate, population changes to predict diseases

🕔23:04, 13.Jun 2016

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.

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Sarah the cheetah, world’s fastest land mammal, dies in Ohio zoo

Sarah the cheetah, world’s fastest land mammal, dies in Ohio zoo

🕔15:12, 22.Jan 2016

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.

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China using animals to predict earthquakes: report

China using animals to predict earthquakes: report

🕔12:40, 6.Jul 2015

BEIJING: Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported.

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Heatwave in Karachi kills eight animals at zoo

Heatwave in Karachi kills eight animals at zoo

🕔13:49, 28.Jun 2015

KARACHI: The recent intense heat wave, which claimed over 1,100 human lives, in Karachi also killed eight animals at city’s zoological garden.

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Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil

Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil

🕔09:17, 24.Nov 2014

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.

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