Life Sciences - Veterinary - Aug 12, 2021
Life Sciences - Veterinary
An international team of researchers including scientists from the Institute of Genetics of the University of Bern has unraveled the enigma of inheritance of coat color patterns in dogs. The researchers discovered that a genetic variant responsible for a very light coat in dogs and wolves originated more than two million years ago in a now extinct relative of the modern wolf.
Veterinary - Health - Jul 20, 2021
Veterinary - Health

University of Queensland vets are diagnosing the deadly Hendra virus in horses faster than ever, developing a diagnostic point-of-care kit that can detect the pathogen in under an hour, rather than days.

Health - Veterinary - Apr 23, 2021

A team of scientists at the University of Glasgow has identified two known cases of human-to-cat COVID-19 transmission in the UK. In the study, led by the University of Glasgow and published today in the Veterinary Record, researchers describe two cases of human-to-cat SARS-CoV-2 transmission, found as part of a COVID-19 screening programme of the feline population in the UK.

Environment - Veterinary - Nov 13, 2020

New research reveals widespread contamination of English rivers with pesticides commonly used as flea treatments.

Veterinary - Psychology - Oct 1, 2020

Maine Coon demonstrates the eye narrowing technique (credit: Prof Karen McComb, University of Sussex) The new study, 'The role of cat eye narrowing movements in cat-human communication' , published online in the Nature journal Scientific Reports , has shown for the first time that it is possible to build rapport with a cat by using an eye narrowing technique with them.

Veterinary - Environment - Aug 12, 2020

Prospective students Current students UCL in the media Services for media Tell us your story - Dr Matthew Pope (UCL Archaeology) discusses new evidence about an extinct human species found at the Boxgrove site, where Britain's oldest human remains reveal new insights into ancient toolmaking.

Veterinary - Jun 8, 2021

Discrimination and harassment violate scientific integrity - but the damage they do goes beyond that. According to Janet Hering, they also represent a waste of resources including energy, talent, finances, reputation and culture.

Veterinary - Apr 6, 2021

Study shows structural discrimination against ethnic minorities, wheelchair users and blind people with assistance dogs.

Veterinary - Life Sciences - Nov 12, 2020
Veterinary - Life Sciences

Two papes published in journal Animals lend support to a ban on whipping in horse racing. They respectively show that horses feel as much pain as humans would when whipped, and that the whip does not enhance race safety.

Veterinary - Aug 19, 2020

The mystery of why zebras have their characteristic stripes has perplexed researchers for over a century.

Veterinary - Aug 10, 2020

One in four people acquired their puppies before the advised age of eight weeks old, according to new findings from Dogs Trust's pioneering dog welfare study 'Generation Pup'.

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