Stem cells help pets recover from arthritis and dysplasia

In Florida, specialty hospital Affiliated Veterinary Specialists has conducted eight successful adult stem cell procedures on horses and dogs to help them with dysplasia,...

Agriculture now a leading contributor to air pollution in California

In California, a University of California, Davis study found that a previously unrecognized source of nitrogen oxide is contributing up to about 40% of...

Microbe is a pain in the gut, triggers IBD

In Nebraska, a colon-dwelling bacterium may trigger inflammatory bowel diseases by raising the immune system’s alarm against its peaceful bacterial community, reports a recent...

I’ll have the number two: Scientists report poop-to-food “solution” for long-haul space travel

In Pennsylvania, scientists have developed a microbial-based process to turn human waste into food. Developed as an albeit unappetizing solution to feeding astronauts on...

Sentera launches FieldAgent agronomic platform

In Minnesota, Sentera launched their new FieldAgent platform, which replaces all variants of the AgVault and OnTop products. The new brand better reflects the...

Canada invests $255M in genomics research

In Canada, federal and provincial governments are partnering with research institutions and private sector partners to invest $255 million in genomics research bringing new...

A step closer to human cloning? Two cloned monkeys created in China

In China, two healthy, cloned monkeys were born after having been created with the same method that was famously used with Dolly the sheep...

Surfers three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant bacteria in guts

In the United Kingdom, surfers and bodyboarders are three times more likely to have antibiotic resistant E. coli in their guts than non-surfers, new...

Want to know what your baby will look like and like to eat?

In Colorado, HumanCode startup introduced BabyGlimpse, a $259 test that uses DNA from a couple to predict what their future child might look like...

Looking to potatoes’ past to prepare for the future

In Michigan, Michigan State University researchers found a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped potatoes adapt over thousands of...

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