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Biodiversity

Uncovering Alzheimer’s disease

MU researchers examine impact of menopause on cognitive functionCredit: MU College of Veterinary Medicine COLUMBIA, Mo. - Characterized by a buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain, Alzheimer's is an irreversible disease that leads…

Bizarre new species discovered… on Twitter

Credit: Derek Hennen While many of us use social media to be tickled silly by cat videos or wowed by delectable cakes, others use them to discover new species. Included in the latter group are researchers from the University of…

Saving livestock by thinking like a predator

Preventing endangered carnivores from eating valuable livestock may require going back to Ecology 101Credit: Photo by Christine Wilkinson, funded by the National Geographic Society Berkeley -- For predators like wolves, cougars…