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Fast-growing fish face dramatic fall in population

 In a counterintuitive discovery, new research has found that ocean species that grow quickly and reproduce frequently -- such as sardines -- are more likely to experience dramatic plunges in population than larger, slower growing fish such as sharks or tuna.

From startled rabbits, England roar like lions

From startled rabbits, England roar like lions

England`s transformation from "startled rabbits" at this year`s World Cup to record-breakers against New Zealand on Tuesday has left fans and pundits shaking their heads in disbelief.

Bacteria may jump between species more easily than thought

Bacteria may be able to jump between species more easily than previously thought, according to a new study which can explain how infection passes between animals and humans.

Pope says Catholics do not need to breed `like rabbits`

Pope says Catholics do not need to breed `like rabbits`

 Pope Francis has said that good Catholics do not have to breed "like rabbits", defending the Church`s stance on artificial contraception and appealing to the world`s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics to practise responsible parenting.

New research sheds light on rabbit domestication

Genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system were particularly important for animal domestication, suggests a new study on rabbits.

Britain to cull thousands of rabbits on tiny Scottish island

The windswept Scottish island of Canna is home to just 12 people -- and 16,000 rabbits. But thousands of the bunnies are set to be culled after their frantic burrowing caused a landslide, officials said Monday.

Scientists create `glow-in-dark bunnies` to battle life-threatening genetic diseases

Researchers have created eight rabbits, which look just like any other white bunnies, but can glow in the dark, in a leap forward for developing medicine for life-threatening genetic diseases.

Scientists create glow-in-the-dark rabbits

Scientists have produced a litter of ordinary-looking rabbits but with a twist - they glow green in the dark!

Rabbits grow their own joint replacements: Study

Scientists are studying how rabbits implanted with artificial bones re-grew their own joints.