Can cross-breeding protect endangered species from the climate emergency? | Evolution

The Houston Ship Channel is a rubbish home for a fish. It’s one of the busiest ports in the world and all that traffic has made the water slick with toxic chemicals. Yet the Gulf killifish has found a way: it has evolved pollution resistance by cross-breeding with a different species, the Atlantic killifish, which … Read more

Dexter back on the pace after emergency op

A constantly collapsing canine suffering from a rare condition has undergone an intricate surgery at a West Midlands practice, where vets installed a pacemaker. The seven-year-old German shepherd, called Dexter, was suffering from a condition called persistent atrial standstill (PAS), which was causing him to collapse to the floor every few minutes. Fluoroscopy of Dexter. … Read more