Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increased infectious disease risk likely from climate change

Climate change will result in thousands of new viruses spread among animal species by 2070—and that's likely to increase the risk of emerging infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans, according to a new study.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

New online tool assesses safety of pets in aged care homes

Australia has launched a new online tool to assess whether individual pets can safely be accommodated in aged care homes, easing the stress for many older people moving into residential care.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists urge pursuit of universal coronavirus vaccine

A growing body of scientific evidence, considered together with ecological reality, strongly suggests that novel coronaviruses will continue to infect bats and other animal reservoirs and potentially emerge to pose a pandemic ...

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Species

In biology, a species is:

There are many definitions of what kind of unit a species is (or should be). A common definition is that of a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring, and separated from other such groups with which interbreeding does not (normally) happen. Other definitions may focus on similarity of DNA or morphology. Some species are further subdivided into subspecies, and here also there is no close agreement on the criteria to be used.

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