Researchers at the University of Iowa have trained pigeons to detect malignant and benign breast tumors by looking at mammogram slides. Click here to find out just how these birds can do this!
Scientists have developed a "genetic vaccine" to alter the DNA of mosquitos against malaria. These vaccines will make the mosquitos spread malaria resistance instead of disease. Learn more about it here!
For the first time, scientists have eliminated a major amphibian fungal disease in a population of toads located on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Read more about how this population of toads was saved here!
NASA’s spacecraft Cassini has been exploring Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Last week, Cassini passed through a plume of water and ice! Scientists believe that these plumes are part of an underground ocean. So what is the significance? If scientists can find the evidence, there is a chance that the moon’s ocean could have the right conditions to support life! Learn more about this mission here.