The week in animal research w/e 17/10/14
20 October 2014
Research & medical benefits
'Birds collapse their wings to deal with turbulence' is a rather unfortunate way of describing the skilled way Eagles in particular deal with turbulence.
Mantis shrimp eyes help scientists see cancers inside the body
Rodent models crucial to new successful stem cell treatment for macular degeneration
Flies hold key to understanding immunity to around 100 illnesses
Oxytocin key to controlling sexual behaviour in mice
Veterinary diclofenac use continues to damage vulture populations in Asia, another contribution to the shocking 50% loss of biodiversity reported recently by WWF in the 2014 Living Planet Report.