Deborah Silverstein of the School of Veterinary Medicine talks about dogs infected with the canine influenza virus.
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Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine joins a discussion about an outbreak of bird flu.
Like a beloved pair of jeans, human DNA accumulates damage over time, and older people’s bodies can’t repair it as well. Many scientists believe a build up of damage can cause cells to enter an irreversible dormant state known as senescence.
The brain is a privileged organ in the body. So vital to life, the brain is protected from alterations elsewhere in the body by a highly regulated gateway known as the blood-brain barrier, which allows only selected molecules to pass through.
Colon cancer is a heavily studied disease — and for good reason. It is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide, and its numbers are on the rise, from 500,000 deaths in 1990 to 700,000 in 2010.
Researchers are one step closer to unraveling the extraordinarily complex series of processes that lead to an event crucial to human reproduction: the creation of sperm.
Thomas Parsons of the School of Veterinary Medicine says, “One of the challenges we face is we don’t have an accepted s
Sherrill Davison of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the condition of snowy owls recovered from New Englan