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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Bd: Amphibian Plague

A family of fungi are wiping out the World's Amphibians. There is a cure, but can we apply it?
Interview with Professor Matthew Fisher (Imperial College, London) about his research on the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis that causes the often lethal disease,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/bd-amphibian-plague/

This Week in Animal Research 5th-11th July

The notion that, for a very small number of people, it is possible to be obese but healthy has been explored using genetically modified mice.
The notion that, for a very small number of people, it is possible to be obese but healthy has been explored using genetically modified mice. The researchers used human subjects… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-5th-11th-july/

Jumping species: how good intentions spread diseases

f asked to think of the main challenges facing conservation, most people would suggest habitat loss, climate change and hunting.
If asked to think of the main challenges facing conservation, most people would suggest habitat loss, climate change and hunting. It is unlikely anyone would say pregnancy tests,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/jumping-species-how-good-intentions-spread-diseases/

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