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Neuroscientist raises questions in first animal research forum

February 23, 2011

In the hunt for some middle ground between animal researchers and animal rights advocates, Larry Hansen thinks what’s missing is … the middle ground.

In sync: Squid, glowing companions march in genetic harmony

January 19, 2010

Most humans are blissfully unaware that we owe our healthful existence to trillions of microbes that make their home in the nooks and crannies of the human body, primarily the gut.

Compound found to safely counter deadly bird flu

December 28, 2009

The specter of a drug-resistant form of the deadly H5N1 avian influenza is a nightmare to keep public-health officials awake at night.

Like humans, ants use bacteria to make their gardens grow

November 19, 2009

Leaf-cutter ants, which cultivate fungus for food, have many remarkable qualities.

FDA-approved drugs eliminate, prevent cervical cancer in mice

November 9, 2009

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health have eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two FDA-approved drugs currently used to treat breast cancer and osteoporosis.