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A Stealth Fungus has Decimated North American Bats but Scientists May be a Step Closer to Treating White-nose Syndrome

An invasive fungus that colonizes the skin of hibernating bats with deadly consequences is a stealthy invader that uses multiple strategies to slip into the small ma...
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First RNA-Particle Vaccination For Canine Influenza Receives USDA Approval

Merck Animal Health announced that its latest product, NOBIVAC NXT Canine Flu H3N2, has received approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). According to ...
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Jet-propelled sea creatures could improve ocean robotics

Scientists at the University of Oregon have discovered that colonies of gelatinous sea animals swim through the ocean in giant corkscrew shapes using coordinated jet...
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How does a virus hijack insect sperm to control disease vectors and pests?

A widespread bacteria called Wolbachia and a virus that it carries can cause sterility in male insects by hijacking their sperm, preventing them from fertilizing egg...
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Seabirds in the eye of the storm

Hurricanes are becoming more intense due to the climate crisis. Therefore, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Animal Behavior in Germany and Swansea Univer...
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Breakthrough study examines evolution of snake venom genes

A new study from biologists at The University of Texas at Arlington and an international team of collaborators provides the first comprehensive explanation of how sna...
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Early dispersal of neolithic domesticated sheep into the heart of central Asia

Along the Tian Shan and Alay mountain ranges of Central Asia, sheep and other domestic livestock form the core economy of contemporary life. Although it was here tha...
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Beavers may help amphibians threatened by climate change

The recovery of beavers may have beneficial consequences for amphibians because beaver dams can create the unique habitats that amphibians need. That finding was r...
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High-quality cat genome helps identify novel cause of dwarfism

A new and improved cat genome developed by the feline research teams at the University of Missouri and Texas A&M University has already proven to be a valuable t...
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DSM partners with NC State on animal health, nutrition research

The two entities recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), in which DSM will provide $2.5 million in funding to NC State over the first three years of the...
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