Stem cells replace mice in new Botox test

Stem cells replace mice in new Botox test

Swiss scientists have found a way to test Botox using mouse stem cells mounted on chips. The method could save millions of mice from a miserable death. Researchers at the University of Bernexternal link’s Institute...
Volunteers heartbroken that beloved dog will be killed

Volunteers heartbroken that beloved dog will be killed

Mandy is a perfect dog who is now on her way to being killed. She's been taken from the front, where she could be seen by potential adopters, and moved to the back prior...
Top ten reasons you should consider owning a snake

Top ten reasons you should consider owning a snake

When it comes to choosing a pet many of us look for a puppy or a kitten. While these are great choices they might not be the right pet for you. A wonderful and...
Review: Calico Critters ‘Hot Dog Van’

Review: Calico Critters ‘Hot Dog Van’

Calico Critters is a line of miniature animal figures that come with accessories such as homes, furniture, clothes and more. These adorable animal figures are unique because they are made of a special flocked...
'Puffy planet' has the same density as Styrofoam (research)

‘Puffy planet’ has the same density as Styrofoam

Researchers at Lehigh University have found a mysterious 'puffy' planet with the density of styrofoam. This "puffy planet" outside our solar system may hold opportunities for testing atmospheres that will be useful when assessing future...
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Swiss politician guilty of helping illegal immigrants

The public prosecutor of southern Swiss canton Ticino has found parliamentarian Lisa Bosia Mirra guilty of facilitating the entry of illegal immigrants into the...