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Kansas State University researcher studies risk of African swine fever in feed - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 2018-03-27 14:49

EurekAlert (press release)

Kansas State University researcher studies risk of African swine fever in feed
EurekAlert (press release)
MANHATTAN, KANSAS -- If African swine fever virus reaches the U.S., it could cause more than $16.8 billion in economic losses to swine and other industries. It would devastate trade and international markets, researchers say. Megan Niederwerder, Kansas ...
From feed to fever: Risk of ASFV transmission through feed studiedFeedstuffs

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Researcher studies risk of African swine fever in animal feed - Phys.Org

Tue, 2018-03-27 14:13

Phys.Org

Researcher studies risk of African swine fever in animal feed
Phys.Org
Her latest research has found that African swine fever could survive in a simulated feed shipment across the ocean, which suggests that feed may be a potential way that pathogens such as African swine fever virus spread. The research appears in the ...

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Rare White Lion Cub Seen in South Africa - National Geographic

Tue, 2018-03-27 14:00

National Geographic

Rare White Lion Cub Seen in South Africa
National Geographic
... Caribou—for Science · This Animal Grows a Temporary 'Mohawk' to Impress Females. What's more, only 50 percent of lion cubs—even normally colored cubs—survive their first year. (See “First-Ever Photos Show Wild Lion Nursing Leopard Cub.”) It ...

Oldest Human DNA from Africa Reveals Clues About a Mysterious Ancient Culture - Live Science

Tue, 2018-03-27 12:53

Live Science

Oldest Human DNA from Africa Reveals Clues About a Mysterious Ancient Culture
Live Science
Contrary to the theory that Europeans from Sicily or the Iberian Peninsula were buried at Grotte des Pigeons, the analysis revealed no genetic link to southern Europe. Instead, the results, which were reported March 15 in the journal Science, showed ...

UN reports see lonelier planet with fewer plants and animals - Sumter Item

Tue, 2018-03-27 09:56

Sumter Item

UN reports see lonelier planet with fewer plants and animals
Sumter Item
WASHINGTON - Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at the state of biodiversity. Scientists meeting in Colombia ...

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EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Animal Antibiotics and Antimicrobials industry – Market Size, Growth, Research ... - Pharmaceuticals News

Mon, 2018-03-26 22:10

BelAir Daily

EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Animal Antibiotics and Antimicrobials industry – Market Size, Growth, Research ...
Pharmaceuticals News
Latest research study from HTF MI with title EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Animal Antibiotics and Antimicrobials by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023. The Research report presents a complete assessment of the market ...
EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Animal Nutrition Chemicals Market Overview with detailed analysis ...Carelton Free Press

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UN Reports Show a Grim Look at Loss of Animal and Plant Life - Outer Places

Sun, 2018-03-25 18:16

Outer Places

UN Reports Show a Grim Look at Loss of Animal and Plant Life
Outer Places
... after a meeting of scientists in Colombia - an examination of the Americas, Europe/Central Asia, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific revealed that all the regions were seeing drops in biodiversity, which will have major ramifications down the line, and ...

Study: Earth is losing plants, animals, and clean water at a dramatic rate - WKRG

Sun, 2018-03-25 17:19

WKRG

Study: Earth is losing plants, animals, and clean water at a dramatic rate
WKRG
WASHINGTON (AP) - Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports that provide the most comprehensive and localized look at the state of biodiversity. Scientists meeting in ...
UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animalsKOKH FOX25

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Report: Earth Is Losing Plants And Animals At A Dangerous Rate ... - Tech Times

Sun, 2018-03-25 11:40

Tech Times

Report: Earth Is Losing Plants And Animals At A Dangerous Rate ...
Tech Times
Despite progress on some conservation efforts, UN reports showed that biodiversity on the planet remains to be on a serious decline. Is humanity on the verge of living in a lonelier planet?

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Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost - Phys.Org

Sun, 2018-03-25 10:59

Phys.Org

Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost
Phys.Org
Similarly, the antimalarial artemisinin, was originally extracted from the wormwood plant, and an ingredient of the African Cherry tree is used to make prostate medicine. But demand for many plant and animal ingredients today is driven by nothing other ...

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CSIR too slow to punish plagiarist - News24

Sun, 2018-03-25 04:00

News24

CSIR too slow to punish plagiarist
News24
Norman said he had worked on a scientific project as part of his master's dissertation and was contracted for three more years to further research in his field of study, after completing his MSc degree. His research was into ways to generate renewable ...

How IVF and stem cell science could save the northern white rhino from extinction - The Guardian

Sun, 2018-03-25 00:05

The Guardian

How IVF and stem cell science could save the northern white rhino from extinction
The Guardian
... thousands across Africa. It is a sad history which, most of the world assumes, is nearing its end. But human ingenuity could yet save a species that has been brought to the brink of extinction. The plan, which involves in vitro fertilisation (IVF ...
Half of African species 'face extinction'BBC News
Frozen sperm won't save the rhino — but stopping poachers mightWashington Post
Striving to save a species - CBS NewsCBS News

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