Cows and sheep exhale considerable amounts of methane when digesting. Until now, the assumption has been that camels produce the same amount of the climate-damaging gas. 175 more words
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In mammals, embryonic cranial development is modular and step-wise: The individual cranial bones form according to a defined, coordinated schedule. The typical increase in the size of the brain in mammals in the course of evolution ultimately triggered changes in this developmental plan, as a study conducted on embryos of 134 species of animal headed by palaeontologists from the University of Zurich reveals.
Public release date: 1-Jul-2011
Infection with the gastric bacterium Helicobacter pylori provides reliable protection against allergy- induced asthma, immunologists from the University of Zurich have demonstrated in an animal model together with allergy specialists from the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. 506 more words