Science: Pets lead to healthier babies

For many families, adopting a pet provides learning opportunities for all ages. Young children learn about responsibility as they care for the animal, and about friendship and loyalty as they grow closer to their beloved pet. But now science shows that some of the benefits of pet ownership may not just be social; they may […]

Genome secrets of the bedbug may help you sleep tight

Have you ever checked into a questionable motel room where the threat of bedbugs leaves you tossing and turning all night? Well, thanks to a group of scientists who have successfully decoded the insect’s DNA, there may be new ways to exterminate the blood-sucking parasite, and in turn, help you to rest peacefully.

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