Hanging from the canopy of trees in Soberania National Park, Panama, the coat of the world's slowest mammal may become the medical community's newest "bioprospect." Fungi isolated from the hair of the Bradypus variegatus Three-toed sloths have been ... Individual.com, 1 week ago
[RIO DE JANEIRO] Sloths may be slow, apparently boring animals, but their hair is fast becoming an intriguing avenue for scientists seeking new drugs , including antibiotics and cancer-fighting compounds. A paper published in PLOS One this month ...SciDev.net, 1 month ago Panama's sloths harbor potential drugs Environment & Development Magazine, 1 month ago Panama€s sloths harbour potential drugs SciDev.net, 1 month ago Panamas sloths harbor potential drugs Environmental News Network, 1 month ago
Microbes living in the beasts' coats could be deadly to malaria and cancer cells. 0 Sloths are cute. Take this video of baby sloths being washed: Until today, this video might represent sheer joy. But a new study causes a different reaction: ...Popular Science, 1 month ago
Three-toed sloths are so, well, slothful, that they come down out of their tree canopy homes only once every three weeks, to go to the bathroom. Part of the reason for the limited time in the loo is that dumping could actually be deadly for these ...National Geographic, 1 month ago
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