The week in animal research w/e 17/10/14

20 October 2014

Posted by: Richard Scrase

Category: Research & medical benefits

week-animal-research–week_10.jpgThis week

'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.