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Scientists Warn about Undiscovered Animal Viruses That Could Infect Humans

Scientists Warn about Undiscovered Animal Viruses That Could Infect Humans

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – There may be as many as 850,000 yet-undiscovered viruses in birds and mammals that could one day infect humans, scientists have warned. - Science news - In a new report, an international team of 22 experts said that without action to protect wildlife there will be more frequent and worse pandemics to come.A shift to preventing the emergence of zoonotic diseases...

Researchers Discover First Animal that Lives Without Need of Oxygen

Researchers Discover First Animal that Lives Without Need of Oxygen

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Researchers have discovered a jellyfish-like parasite that does not have a mitochondrial genome and therefore no need for oxygen to live. - Science news - Some truths about the Universe and our experience in it seem immutable. The sky is up. Gravity sucks. Nothing can travel faster than light. Multicellular life needs oxygen to live. Except we might need to rethink that...