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Lemur research gets a gut check

"Stool sample collector" is not a glamorous way to introduce oneself at a party. But in the course of their research, gut microbiologists Erin McKenney and Lydia Greene have spent a lot of time waiting for animals to relieve ...

dateJun 20, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Romania to ban wild animals in circuses

Tigers, lions, bears and other wild animals will be banned from circuses in Romania after the country's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday in a move welcomed by animal rights groups.

dateJun 13, 2017 in Ecology
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Improving pig accommodations with mirrors

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are looking for ways to improve housing for farm animals, including pigs. Enhancing the animals' environment can help reduce stress, which in turn can improve growth and efficiency ...

dateJun 13, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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