FYI News

NIH cancels grant for bat research in China

The National Institutes of Health has abruptly canceled a grant supporting research in China on how coronaviruses move from bats to humans. Research scientists are criticizing the move, saying it was politically motivated. The action

Conservation News

JWM: Domestic dogs may hamper panda recovery

Dogs living around a Chinese nature reserve where pandas are reintroduced can negatively affect the bears by attacking young pandas or introducing parasites and diseases. Growing evidence shows that domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) may present