News tagged with veterinary medicine

In search of lost genes

It is well known that genes are passed from one generation to the next. In addition, new genes arise regularly, although the number of genes in a particular organism does not seem to increase. The paradox has been solved ...

dateFeb 17, 2014 in Biotechnology
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NC State vets lead way in disaster response for animals

Most people can picture the first responders who come to the rescue in the wake of a natural disaster. But who provides emergency help for the dogs, cats and horses that people love? And who takes care of the cows, poultry ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Other
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Don't kill oiled birds, say UC Davis experts

( -- Rescuing oiled birds is the right thing to do because more of them survive and reproduce than previously thought, say UC Davis oiled wildlife experts in the first scientific review of all oiled-bird survival ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Ecology
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Scientists work to save endangered desert mammal

Amargosa voles, small rodents that inhabit rare marshes of the Mojave Desert, have faced dire circumstances in recent years. Loss of habitat, extreme drought and climate change brought this subspecies of the California vole ...

dateOct 24, 2014 in Ecology
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