The need for an Ebola vaccine is acute. Periodic outbreaks of the disease in sub-Saharan Africa, including an epidemic between 2013 and 2016, caused major loss of life and serious economic disruption.
Scientists investigating an outbreak of respiratory disease in a community of wild chimpanzees in Uganda were surprised and dismayed to discover that rhinovirus C was killing healthy chimps.
Each year, a group of Veterinary Medicine students perform health checks on the captive flock residing at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin. These critical check-ups are essential for providing the best care possible, and the experience also provides a unique opportunity to get firsthand experience working with an endangered species. Video by Craig Wild/University Communications
A researcher expects better human dads have similar good effects on their kids, and she wonders whether — for both the marmoset and the people — good fathers produce offspring who grow up to make good parents.
Chronic wasting diesease (CWD), an infectious neurological disease, has been found in both wild and captive deer in at least 24 Wisconsin counties, mostly in the southern half of the state.
Thirteen cats in a New York City shelter have tested positive for influenza A. One of them has died.
Researchers have found a switch that redirects helper cells in the peripheral nervous system into “repair” mode. A new study suggests tactics that might assist recovery after physical injury.
Microlyte, patented by Imbed Biosciences, will compete in the $2 billion market sector of “advanced wound dressings,” which are used to treat ulcers, burns, bedsores and other difficult wounds.
The new approach would better forecast the naturally occurring mutations that help seasonal flu virus dodge vaccines.
Gastrointestinal diseases are a major cause of mortality in pandas but scientists understand little about their digestive process.