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Research Roundup: GM Pigs and hope for the organ crisis, tiny robots helping to cure bacterial infections and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? 800 more words


Creative Juice #55

Fill up on these amazing glimpses of genius.

  1. More modern quilts.
  2. Rope art.
  3. Almost as good as being in a watercolor workshop.
  4. Taking…
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Lazy boy

My lazy rattie boy, Fetty! He’s missing his left eye <3 Mama’s little one-eyed snuggler!

Carpe Diem (The War of Cats and Wolves)

The wolves were attacking. They were fierce. They were many. Ever since the humans disappeared the cats had been controlling the cities. The wolves had been controlling the forests, and the woods lay between the towns. 604 more words


Randy Brummie Rats

the council bin men in Birmingham – where I live – have been taking industrial action over pay and conditions for the past 6 weeks, with uncollected rubbish piling up in streets as a result… 24 more words


1884: Two More Rats

Vincent van Gogh: Two Rats (1884)

Fleas carrying plague found in 2nd Arizona county

TAYLOR, Ariz. (AP) — A second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague.

The announcement by Navajo County Public Health officials on Friday comes one week after Coconino County officials found prairie dogs in the area to be carrying fleas with the plague. 84 more words