Australia Starts Chlamydia Vaccine Trials on Koalas

To save the “functionally extinct” koalas from completely disappearing, Australian researchers and wildlife veterinarians on Friday have started vaccinating koalas against chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease that has spread widely among Australian koalas. “It is a cruel disease that causes …

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In Considers Ban on Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 27 raised the possibility of banning dog meat consumption in the country where it is a traditional practice, but it has been dwindling in recent years. “Hasn’t the time come to prudently consider …

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Bioscience Firm Raises $15 Million to Bring Back Extinct Woolly Mammoth

Bioscience and genetics firm Colossal has launched on Monday with $15 million raised in private investment carrying the mission of advancing the de-extinction of species starting with the woolly mammoth. Geneticist George Church and emerging technology and software entrepreneur Ben …

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