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Weird mammal tree showing a closer relationship between elephant shrews and elephants than between elephant shrews and common shrews.

Weird mammal tree showing a closer relationship between elephant shrews and elephants than between elephant shrews and common shrews.

This shrew only weighs an ounce but it's more like an elephant than a mouse |  via @Verge

This shrew only weighs an ounce but it's more like an elephant than a mouse

Newest Sengi Species Genetically Linked to an Elephant, Size of a Mouse

Ant-eater momma and baby

An anteater carries her baby at Rio de Janeiro's zoo. The baby anteater was the first of its species to be born in captivity at the zoo. According to biologists, the anteater is at risk of extinction.

Suspicions confirmed: brain tumors (Pilocytic astrocytoma) in children have a common cause. Hence, drugs can be used to help affected children by blocking components of the signaling cascade (read on). Article in Nature Genetics here: http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.2682.html (full text may require paid subscription). Also here: http://www.dkfz.de/en/presse/pressemitteilungen/2013/dkfz-pm-13-39-Suspicions-confirmed-brain-tumors-in-children-have-a-common-cause.php

Suspicions confirmed: brain tumors (Pilocytic astrocytoma) in children have a common cause. Hence, drugs can be used to help affected children by blocking components of the signaling cascade (read on). Article in Nature Genetics here: http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.2682.html (full text may require paid subscription). Also here: http://www.dkfz.de/en/presse/pressemitteilungen/2013/dkfz-pm-13-39-Suspicions-confirmed-brain-tumors-in-children-have-a-common-cause.php

BABY ELEPHANT The birth occurred at 2:17 a.m. Kim Smith, the Oregon Zoo's director, said the calf is "beautiful, healthy, tall and very vigo...

Little Elephant Girl Hits the Ground Running at Oregon Zoo! - The long wait is over. Rose-Tu, an Asian Elephant, gave birth to a female calf at the Oregon Zoo at a. on Friday, Nov.

Using Fat to Fight Brain Cancer - Researchers discover stem cells from a patient's own fat could potentially deliver new treatments directly to the brain after the removal of a glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer. A brain scan of a patient with recurrent glioblastoma is shown. More at NeuroscienceNews.com.

Researchers discover stem cells from a patient's own fat could potentially deliver new treatments directly to the brain after the removal of a glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.

Two-month-old female Asian elephant calf Lily plays in the Oregon Zoo elephant habitat with her mother Rose-Tu, big brother Samudra and aunts Shine and Chendra.

Lily, the now two-month-old Asian Elephant at Oregon Zoo, is full of energy! And she expends it daily, running around her habitat and rolling in the dirt and hay, all joy in action.

phosphorescent mushrooms

Nature fact "hot pink glowing mushrooms" - not from Pandora, nor from Hadar, but right here on planet Earth ~:^)>

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