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The next pandemic? UK facing worst bird flu outbreak on record

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting sick, and the world may be three mutations away from the next pandemic: the avian bird flu.
The Kimberella fossil.

Dickinsonia and Kimberella: Unravelling the mystery of our animal ancestors

The last meal consumed more than 550 million years ago has unearthed new clues about the physiology of the Dickinsonia and Kimberella.
Paravet treats donkey in Senegal, image depicts woman's gloved hands injecting donkey

G20 Summit: World Bank must invest in animal health with new fund

Organisations call on World Bank to end ‘chronic underinvestment’ in animal health using new fund launched at this year's G20 Summit.
chickens in a factory farm

How is human health impacted by the welfare of animals

The welfare of animals is not only important to animals but is also intrinsically linked to human health and the environment.
Monkey in cage, clinging on to bars, looking out, animal testing in laboratories

Animal testing: 107% rise in non-compliance of animal protection laws

Report from the Home Office’s ASRU highlights a drastic rise in cases of non-compliance with laws around animal testing and protection of animals in laboratories.
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European brain research: Addressing translational gaps

Sabine Hölter, Coordinator of the European Brain Research Area cluster PREMOS, calls attention to the translational value of animal models in brain research.
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Cats have been found to encourage stress relief in people with anxiety

Research has drawn attention to the benefits of spending time with cats, as a means of stress relief, for people suffering from anxiety disorders.
pigs on a farm

Investigating a new method for pig vaccinations

Livestock vaccinations lead to healthy animals, healthy consumers, and a profitable industry.
Ticks on a leaf

Tickborne diseases: A growing health problem in the U.S.

Chief of the Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, walks us through a growing health problem in the United States, tickborne diseases.
Grizzly bear animal running through water

Animals and climate change: which animals will be most resilient?

As the effects of global warming induce deadly weather patterns and disruptions to ecosystems, researchers analyse the outcomes of animals and climate change.
Man sleeping in bed with dog

Can monkeypox be transmitted to dogs?

A dog has been infected with monkeypox for the first time and scientists are advising infected individuals to isolate themselves from pets.
a vaccine in syringe held infront of a cow

Benefits of animal vaccination for animals & people

Roxane Feller, Secretary General of AnimalhealthEurope, helps us understand the benefits of animal vaccination for both animals and people.
Underwater environment with fish and plants

Developing a nature-inspired amphibious artificial vision system

Researchers have developed an amphibious artificial vision system for imaging both aquatic and terrestrial environments.
Badger in forest, animal nature habitat, Germany, Europe

Europe’s Nature Restoration Law to repair damaged ecosystems by 2050

The Nature Restoration Law aims to restore damaged ecosystems and bring nature back across Europe, as well as reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030.
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How do pandas survive solely on bamboo?

Pandas survive on a diet of bamboo, despite being bears. Why is this? The panda's long evolutionary history offers an answer.
North America Analysis July 2022

North America Analysis July 2022

We embrace Summer 2022 with our special July volume of North America Analysis, crammed with excellent editorial and prolific profile content.
gecko feet, setae

What’s the secret to gecko feet that allows them to stick to surfaces?

Gecko adhesion has its own molecular structure: where gecko feet are covered in a super-thin layer of lipids that help them stay sticky.
Shellfish poisoning

Shellfish poisoning: A neurotoxic consequence of global warming

Jeremy MacMahon, Yi-Hua Tsai, and Pamela Lein from the Department of Molecular Biosciences, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, explore how shellfish poisoning is affecting human and animal health.
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Intercepting smuggled products to protect animal health

Will Wepsala, Public Affairs Specialist at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, walks us through the work of intercepting smuggled products to protect animal health.

Should we incorporate animal welfare in sustainable governance?

Experts have called on international governments to include animal welfare policies in sustainable governance, to promote better animal health in future politics.

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