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November 29, 2016 - Issue 1448


Making This Diabetes Mistake Can Be Like Pouring Gasoline on a Fire

cat diabetes

November 29, 2016

This might be a good time to 'disobey' your vet's advice. It's more like pouring gasoline on a wildfire than it is about putting out the fire. Yet many vets recommend it for diabetes despite overwhelming evidence against it. Do this instead, for a healthier pet and a fatter wallet.

Mega Library of Bat Sounds May Help Conservation Efforts

bat sounds

November 29, 2016

Thousands of bat calls have been entered into a library and analyzed to reveal the identification of 59 different bat species. The novel database, the first and largest of its kind, is shedding light on what types of bats are living in remote, hard-to-survey areas in order to help protect vulnerable species.

Scientists Flip Out Over Cute Baby Octopus

Scientists Flip Out Over Cute Baby Octopus

November 29, 2016

Scientists do the same thing you do whenever you see an adorable animal: "Awww!"