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“Only by going against the grain and rejecting the status quo, will we discover the advancements and breakthroughs that will make the real difference.” – Challenge Accepted Video

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New saliva-based test detects malaria before symptoms appear

An easy-to-use saliva test to screen for the parasite that causes malaria has been developed by a team of researchers led by a University of Florida scientist.

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Bromethalin is poisoning the parrots of Telegraph Hill, study finds

March 18, 2019

Bromethalin, a common rat poison, is the agent responsible for a neurological disease that has sickened or killed birds from a popular flock of naturalized parrots that reside primarily in the...

Buying and selling cattle can link individual farms to thousands of others per purchase

March 14, 2019

Understanding the complex networks of 'contact chains' between British farms, could help identify potential routes for spread of infections and improve disease control strategies for the cattle...

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Defending zoo animals against fires

March 15, 2019

You’ve seen the devastating images of people and their pets fleeing wildfires. But, have you ever wondered how zoos keep their animals safe? Preventive measures include clearing brush away from...

Equine Parasites

March 15, 2019

More than 150 species of internal parasites can affect horses, causing disease and occasionally even leading to death. Recently, the approach to equine parasite control has changed, now with a...