FDA approves monoclonal antibody to treat arthritis in cats

Arthritis can keep a cat from doing many of the things that kitties love to do. But now there's hope: The first treatment to ease arthritis pain in cats has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Ivermectin could save the endangered Australian sea lion

Australian sea lions—a national government conservation priority species—have new hope for survival, thanks to a successful University of Sydney trial of ivermectin to treat hookworm infection.

Gene editing 'blocks virus transmission' in human cells

Scientists have used CRISPR gene-editing technology to successfully block the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in infected human cells, according to research released Tuesday that could pave the way for COVID-19 treatments.

How to decarbonize California transportation by 2045

Transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in California. In order to achieve the state's goals of carbon neutrality by 2045 and avoid the worst impacts of climate change, decarbonizing this sector is ...

Policy options for resilience-enhancing farm demographics

European agriculture as well as the wider economy face substantial demographic changes in the upcoming decades. The baby boomer generation will retire within the next 10 to 15 years and the cohorts of the young generations, ...

Synthetic phages with programmable specificity

ETH researchers are using synthetic biology to reprogram bacterial viruses—commonly known as bacteriophages—to expand their natural host range. This technology paves the way for the therapeutic use of standardized, synthetic ...

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