With potential new drugs being tested rocketing each year, the time for a drug to reach the market taking 10-15 years, the cost of drug development increasing and the higher use of animals for animal testing, Frontier asks: is animal testing really viable?
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Did you know 4 out of 10 Americans and one third of Congress don’t believe in climate change? If you are also in doubt, have no fear, Frontier is here to debunk the myths.
Dolphin watching has grown to be one of the most successful types of tourism in the world, offering economic returns as well as educational, research and conservation benefits. It does however beg the question: Can this industry remain sustainable and continue to have the benefits, economic and ecological, for the communities?
The monarch butterfly is a little known species yet just 5% of its original population remains. This is yet another example of human-driven population declines and conservation work is urgently needed within their North American home range.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species reports that, alarmingly, nearly 40% of Madagascar’s reptiles are facing an increased risk of extinction. The survival of these species will only be secured through the successful management of the island’s protected areas.
According to the IUCN Red List, there are currently more than 22,000 species categorised as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered. In an ideal world we would be able to save all of these species but in reality this just isn’t possible.
Your weekly collection of Science news from around the world all in one handy place. We've got stressed monkey, blood-sucking flies and a few celebrity spiders all here this week for your reading pleaure.
Here is our weekly round up of all of our great Science Club articles. This week sees both good news and bad news with the re-introduction of locally extinct species and a worrying look at the dwindling African Lion numbers.
Is your brain screaming out for the latest science news? Fear not, we're here to help. Check out this week's Science Club overview and simply click on any of the articles you just have to read more of...from the updated IUCN status of the pangolin to the latest theoriy on the evolution of gliding animals, it's all there waiting for you.