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World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on use of medically important antimicrobials in food-producing animals

Antimicrobial use in food-producing animals selects for antimicrobial resistance that can be transmitted to humans via food or other transmission routes. The World Health Organization (WHO) in 2005 ranked the ...

World's first animals caused global warming

(University of Exeter) The evolution of Earth's first animals more than 500 million years ago caused global warming, new research shows.

The starry sky shows nocturnal animals the way

(Lund University) Nocturnal animals can use the stars and the Milky Way to find their way during the darkest hours. While animal navigation is studied all over the world, some of the leading researchers are based at Lund University in Sweden. In a recent article they sum up the research so far and give their thoughts on challenges to come.

Migratory animals carry more parasites, says study

(University of Georgia) Every year, billions of animals migrate across the globe, carrying parasites with them and encountering parasites through their travels. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia's Odum School of Ecology discovered that animals known to migrate long distances are infected by a greater number of parasite species than animals that do not migrate.

What's a Bigger Threat: Wolves, Bears, Sharks … or the Family Dog?

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 -- Dogs, farm animals and insects -- not wild animals -- are the cause of death for most U.S. residents killed by animals, according to a new study. The study reported that 1,610 people in the United States were killed by...

What's a Bigger Threat: Wolves, Bears, Sharks … or the Family Dog?

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 -- Dogs, farm animals and insects -- not wild animals -- are the cause of death for most U.S. residents killed by animals, according to a new study. The study reported that 1,610 people in the United States were killed by...

Animal Cruelty May Indicate Child Abuse

TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 -- Children who abuse animals may have been abused themselves, a new study suggests. Kids aged 10 and up who intentionally hurt animals are two to three times more likely to have been abused than kids who treat animals with...

One health: Joint health research

(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) The fate of humans and animals is often linked in various ways through pathogens. Around 60% of all disease germs can infect humans and animals to the same extent. To face up to this challenge, the close cooperation of physicians, veterinarians and other health experts is being sought all over the world in "One Health" initiatives. A European One Health ...

Researchers Get a Peek at How Other Animals See the World

A household scene as viewed by various pets and pests. Human eyesight is roughly seven times sharper than a cat, 40 to 60 times sharper than a rat or a goldfish, and hundreds of times sharper than a fly or a mosquito. (Image courtesy of Eleanor Caves) Animals have us beat in basically every test of sensory perception. Bats bounce ultrasonic waves to locate prey, and bears can smell a carcass from...

Opinion: Label Drugs That Are Tested on Animals

Transparency about the role of animals in drug development could help raise awareness of and appreciation for preclinical research.

News and press releases: Towards more ethical use of animals in medicine testing

First report on EMA’s actions to replace, reduce, refine use of animals in medical research

Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab

Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.

Image of the Day: Ray of Light

The discovery of the world's first known manta ray nursery will offer a glimpse into the animals' juvenile stage.

Horses get the flu, too

(University of Rochester Medical Center) Flu vaccines for horses haven't been updated in more than 25 years, but researchers have developed a new live equine influenza vaccine that's safe and more protective than existing vaccines. Proactively preventing the spread of flu in animals is important, as animals are the most likely source of future human pandemics. Animals can be infected with multiple...

Kenya Developing Animal Biotech Regulatory Guidelines

Kenya could soon begin using genetically modified (GM) animals in research as the country's biosafety authority is set to finalize draft guidelines on regulation of contained use of transgenic animals. Speaking at a workshop on regulation of GM animals in Kenya, acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) Prof. Doringto...

Image of the Day: Camera-Toting Penguin

Researchers and BBC filmmakers strapped cameras to animals around the world for a new three-part nature series.

Camouflaged plants use the same tricks as animals

(University of Exeter) Plants use many of the same methods as animals to camouflage themselves, a new study shows.

The Blue Whale Genome Reveals the Animals' Extraordinary Evolutionary History

New research highlights that the evolution of these extraordinary animals and other rorquals was also anything but ordinary

Number of people killed by animals each year in the US remains unchanged

Bites, kicks, and stings from farm animals, bees, wasps, hornets, and dogs continue to represent the most danger to humans, according to a new study.

Neuroscientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events

Researchers have reported the first evidence that non-human animals can mentally replay past events from memory. The discovery could help improve the development of drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease by providing a way to study memory in animals that more closely addresses how memory works in people.

Inbred animals face greater threat from changes to environment

(University of Edinburgh) Animals that are inbred make mistakes in response to changes in their surroundings, at a cost to themselves and their young.

STAT Plus: FDA commissioner says genetically engineering animals and developing human gene therapies are intertwined

Currently, the FDA generally treats genetically engineered animals as “new animal drugs.”

World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals.

Slowing Global Warming Could Save a Majority of Earths Species

Following the ultimate goal of the Paris Agreement would benefit plants and animals around the world, according to a new study.

Researchers explore whether smarter animals are bigger troublemakers

(University of Wyoming) A new paper in the journal Animal Behaviour examines whether smarter animals might be better at learning to live in cities -- but, at the same time, also may come into more conflict with humans.

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