New discovery: Cormorants can hear under water

Posted May 31, 2017

Marine birds can hear under water, scientists have shown for the first time. This offers new possibilities for the protection of marine birds in trafficked waters.

AI system to diagnose pain levels in sheep


An artificial intelligence system is able to detect pain levels in sheep, which could aid in early diagnosis and treatment of common, but painful, conditions in animals.

Newly identified microbial process could reduce toxic methylmercury levels


Scientists have identified a novel microbial process that can break down toxic methylmercury in the environment, a fundamental scientific discovery that could potentially reduce mercury toxicity levels and support health and risk assessments.