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3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health

Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical research.

Exploring spider venom’s dual attack

A study of spider venom looks deeper into its molecular makeup than ever before. The findings may lead to treatments for neurological conditions.

Which people foods are safe for dogs?

Foods that are safe for people can often be harmful to dogs, while others are nutritious for dogs to eat in moderation. Here, learn which human foods dogs can eat and which not to feed them.

Dogs: Our best friends in sickness and in health

Dogs really are a person’s best friend — not least because they impact both our physical and our mental health. In this Spotlight, we explain why and how.

Are the ‘sluggish’ more likely to survive?

New research asks which species are more likely to be able to survive environmental changes. Data on mollusks suggest that metabolic rates may be a factor.

Cat lovers, this is how a feline friend can boost your health

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Your dog could help you live longer

Your pooch is not just great company. A new study finds that our four-legged friends could reduce the likelihood of premature death.

Six ways your pet can boost health and well-being

Our pets not only bring us joy and companionship, they offer benefits for health and well-being, too. We take a closer look at what these are.

Six ways your pet can boost health and well-being

Our pets not only bring us joy and companionship, they offer benefits for health and well-being, too. We take a closer look at what these are.

Declawing linked to aggression and other abnormal behaviors in cats

Declaw surgery (onychectomy) is illegal in many countries but is still a surprisingly common practice in some.

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