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Some cows may be predisposed to subacute ruminal acidosis

Cattle with subacute ruminal acidosis suffer from a number of low-level ailments that affect productivity. A research team led by University of Illinois scientists has documented changes in pH, microbiome, and rumen epithelial ...

dateApr 25, 2017 in Other
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Fighting infections with a silver sword

Silver and other metals have been used to fight infections since ancient times. Today, researchers are using sophisticated techniques such as the gene-editing platform Crispr-Cas9 to take a closer look at precisely how silver ...

dateApr 25, 2017 in Other
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A better way to pasteurize eggs

An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist in Pennsylvania and his colleagues have developed a technology that rapidly pasteurizes eggs and could sharply reduce the number of illnesses caused each year by egg-borne ...

dateApr 25, 2017 in Other
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Why we should tax meat that contains antibiotics

The use of antibiotics in meat production is a major contributor to one of the biggest threats facing human health in the 21st century: antibiotic resistance. Finding a solution to this requires us to start taking responsibility ...

dateApr 05, 2017 in Other
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