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Biology Current Events is our news page about recent discoveries in biology. It offers news and interesting current events in the life sciences. Topics covered range from evolution to marine biology news. From time to time, this page also links to interesting biology news stories on other websites. For students, articles include dates of publication and sources.

Sheep-pigs?
What are these strange animals being bred at an English zoo? Read more...

Dreadnoughtus schrani
Newly discovered dinosaur is largest known. Read more …

Woman undergoes uterus transplant, has baby
A Swedish woman is the first in the world to successfully deliver a child from a transplanted uterus. Read more …

Jaggermeryx
New anthracothere commemorates a rock star's lips. Read more …

Another sign of global warming
Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys are warmer by nearly 2 degrees. Read more…

Pelagornis sandersi

Largest bird that ever flew?
Paleontologists have identified the fossilized remains of what could be the biggest flying bird ever found. Read more …

Remarkable University of Pittsburgh study
Pig extract used to regenerate human muscle. Read more …

A dog-cow hybrid?
That's impossible. Right? No? Maybe? Read more …

da vinci

Human origins
Are humans hybrids? Many facts suggest the answer is yes! Read more …

Lou Gehrig's Disease: A cure?
A study led by University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researchers has revealed how ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) is transmitted from cell to cell, and suggests the spread of the disease can be blocked. Read more …

Plaque: A microbial Pompeii
An international team of researchers have discovered a 'microbial Pompeii' preserved on the teeth of thousand-year-old skeletons. Read more …

green sea turtle

Sea turtles: Legal harvest tops 42,000 a year
A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of sea turtles—and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. Read more …

Acid-resistant coral
Marine scientists working on the coral reefs of Palau have made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification. Read more …


More biology current events
(older articles):
Humpback whales: Overlapping with humans
Liaoconodon hui
King Richard III found at last
Parasitoid wasps
Cultural evolution: Changing birdsong
Green batteries from a plant
New DNA vaccine technology
To be a worker bee or not to be
A golden rule: New technique for fossils
UK butterflies threatened
E4-ORF3: New cancer therapy?



Biology Current Events for kids:

What do elephants eat?
Read about the foods elephants eat. Read more …

Giraffe habitat — Where giraffes live. Read more …

About zebras — Zebra habitat and distribution. Read more …

Where lions live — Lion habitat and distribution. Read more …

The foods kangaroos eat — About kangaroo diet. Read more …

Snake food — What snakes eat and how they eat it. Read more …

Cheetahs — About the fastest land animal.
Where they live >> What they eat >>

More from Biology Current Events:

Golden Poison Frog
The most poisonous vertebrate known. Read more …

Widow spiders: Most fatalities worldwide
Widow spiders are so widespread that they kill more people than do spiders of any other kind. Read more …

What is a biologist?

Read about what biologists are and what they do. Read more …

Biology topics
Read about the various fields of biology. Read more …

Old but funny:

Reefer Madness - Not!
Study says pot won't drive you nuts. Read more …

Darwin Jokes
Though many people wouldn't expect it, Darwin could be a funny guy. Some examples of Charles Darwin's not always gentle sense of humor. Read more …



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Cat-rabbits
Watch 'em hop! Read more …

Diseases carried by rats
Read about what you can catch from rats and how it could happen. Read more…

A virtual tour of Lascaux
You can now view the beautiful paintings of Lascaux Cave and never rise from your chair. Read more …

A dog-cow???
Take a look at this picture of an alleged cross between a dog and a cow birthed in Indonesia. A very strange animal. See what you think it might be! Read more…

Labrador Duck: Not extinct after all?
Is this alleged extinct North American seaduck actually be a case of mis-identification? Read more …

The Taung Child
An eagle's prey? Read more…

A new predator expanding its range
The coywolf is more aggressive than a coyote and more adaptable than a wolf. Now it's moving into big eastern cities like Toronto and New York. Read more …

chicken-duck hybrid
An ostensible chicken-duck-hybrid. Read more …

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