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Omicron does not infect the lungs very well, animal studies show

Many lung cells carry a protein called TMPRSS2 on their surface which can inadvertently help passing viruses into the cell. But Dr. Gupta’s team found that this protein doesn’t attach very well to Omicron. As a result, Omicron succeeds in infecting cells in this way worse than Delta. A team at the University of Glasgow […]

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8 craziest animal escapes of 2021

As long as humans have confined animals, reluctant captives have found ways to free themselves. Sometimes these escapes end safely, with animals quickly and quietly dismissed, and sometimes they cause havoc. Some animals gain lasting freedom, but sometimes these animal escapes end in tragedy. From leopards on the run in China to zebras roaming free […]

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Iowa pork producers say they face hurdles with California’s new animal containment law

A California law prohibiting companies from selling eggs and pork from animals confined to small spaces will come into effect Jan. 1, but some pork producers and agribusiness groups say they need more time to comply and a clear understanding of how. Proposition 12, the ballot initiative adopted by California voters in 2018, bans state […]

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California Animal Shelters Inundated With “Pets”

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY“Animal shelters across California are currently seeing an influx of rabbits and other ‘pets’ surrender and being put up for adoption. Erika Smart, program and development manager at Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS), says the increase in the number of rabbits, guinea pigs, gerbils and other small animals has continued over the […]

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Yukai Engineering’s cute plush animal robot will nibble your finger

It wouldn’t be without the appearance of at least a few quirky robots. Yukai Engineering, the maker of the, has revealed a gentle robot that nips a user’s fingertip. The company hopes that the “rather pleasant feeling” will brighten up your day. has an algorithm called “Hamgorithme” which selects one of two dozen snack patterns, […]

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Local Business Asks Community To ‘Fill The Shed’ And Donate To Animal Shelters – Texomashomepage.com

Local business asks community to ‘fill the shed’ and donate to animal shelters News / 1 hour ago Video How You Can Help: WFAFB Twinning Grants Deadline Coming to an End News / 3 hours ago Video New state law bans chaining dogs News / 3 hours ago Video New state law prohibits chaining dogs […]

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New Animal Resource Center impacting animal welfare | Jamestown News

While the new 33,000 square foot Animal Resource Center, which opened on November 2 at 980 Guilford College Road, is impressive, for Jorge Ortega the building is not about appearance but functionality. For this, Ortega, director of Guilford County Animal Services, gives it five stars. The emphasis is on the well-being – mental and physical […]

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LETTER: Animal Lover Or Not, Please Read | Opinion

Animal Ark (AA) and Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) have helped over 2,600 animals in the past two years! Imagine how many stray, abandoned, neglected and abandoned cats and dogs the county would have without neutering / neutering 1,650 and transferring 638 cats and dogs to our partner shelters… truly mind-boggling. These two nonprofit animal rescue […]

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Trends in animal products from cell culture and fermentation to watch for in 2022

Close-up of a cell culture chicken. EAT RIGHT, INC. For many, the plan to repair the damage to the environment, public health and animal welfare caused by factory animal agriculture is important, but the prospect of humans giving up meat is just not realistic. For those, in cell culture (or “cultivated”, “clean”, “cell-based”, “laboratory-grown”, etc.) […]

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FAO Provides Advanced Animal Health Training to Veterinary Services Staff: “Improving Animal Health Service Delivery and Disease Surveillance in Iraq” [EN/AR] – Iraq

Focused on the evaluation of veterinary services and disease notification systemsThe Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) organized advanced and specialized training for 35 veterinarians from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources in KRG (MoAWR) which serves their area of ​​work, designed to build […]