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Apr

New tree-living porcupine species discovered
The new species lives in a highly threatened forest ecosystem in Brazil, but scientists have hope that it can be saved.

New tree-living porcupine species discovered

The new species lives in a highly threatened forest ecosystem in Brazil, but scientists have hope that it can be saved.

13

Dec

Porcupine quills inspire new medical needles and adhesivesNeedles need to go in easily, but medical adhesives need to hold. Porcupine quills do both.

Porcupine quills inspire new medical needles and adhesives
Needles need to go in easily, but medical adhesives need to hold. Porcupine quills do both.

19

Nov

Good Samaritans help huskies injured by porcupineMore than 150 barbed quills were removed from the 2 dogs’ skin.

Good Samaritans help huskies injured by porcupine
More than 150 barbed quills were removed from the 2 dogs’ skin.