Why steamed hay can lead to protein deficiency in horses

Hay treated with hot steam is safer for horses but provides them with less protein. The horse forage is treated with steam to rid it of potentially harmful microorganisms and to bind particles that could otherwise be inhaled. ...

From droplet to discovery

Stem cells overflow with potential. Their ability to become other cell types is crucial to our bodies, both during development and throughout life. But this potential can be our very downfall if it goes wrong, turning some ...

Lemur gut isn't one ecosystem, it's many

A jungle. A rainforest. A wetland. A wilderness. Researchers have used various metaphors to describe the complex, interconnected community of microbes (most of them bacteria) living inside your body, and all over it too.

A nutrition solution can help heat-stressed cows as US warms

Rising temperatures pose major challenges to the dairy industry—a Holstein's milk production can decline 30 to 70% in warm weather—but a new Cornell-led study has found a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production ...

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Intestine

In anatomy, the intestine (or bowel) is the segment of the alimentary canal extending from the stomach to the anus and, in humans and other mammals, consists of two segments, the small intestine and the large intestine. In humans, the small intestine is further subdivided into the duodenum, jejunum and ileum while the large intestine is subdivided into the cecum and colon.

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