More than 600 dogs and cats are airlifted out of Hawaii for new homes on the US mainland

More than 600 adoptable cats and dogs were airlifted from Hawaii to the US mainland in the largest animal rescue flight in history, according to Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency. Dubbed “Paws Across the Pacific,” a chartered Hercules C-130 plane flew across the Hawaiian Islands on October 28, picking up dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters […]

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Gold Star Families and Military Veterans Now Get Free Entrance to Any National Park This Veteran’s Day—and Beyond

From next week, US veterans and the immediate family members of fallen service members will get to visit the nation’s most iconic wonders—its national parks, wildlife refuges, and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior—any time, for free. As of Veteran’s Day on November 11, Gold Star Families and anyone who’s worked […]

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Researchers Discover a Breakthrough With Animal Studies That Has the Potential to Prevent Alzheimer’s

A research team at the University of Calgary has made an exciting breakthrough with the potential to prevent and reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. The team, led by Dr. Wayne Chen, discovered that limiting the open time of a channel called the ryanodine receptor, which acts like a gateway to cells located in the […]

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