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2014-12-22 16:24:11

"Gut vaccine" strategy may work for similar brain infections in humans NEW YORK, Dec.

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2014-12-22 08:39:48

Researchers have reportedly developed the first successful vaccination against a condition similar to Mad Cow Disease that affects deer – a discovery that could not only help prevent US livestock from contracting the ailment, but could help prevent similar infections in humans.

2014-07-30 16:23:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease are providing researchers with valuable samples and insights on combating the

2014-06-11 23:09:49

Dr. William Croft's new novel addresses major insurance company conspiracy based on well-documented fact. MADISON, Wisc.

2014-04-08 16:24:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Jefferson County deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today, marking

2014-01-02 12:21:38

Ongoing surveillance detects disease in highway-killed deer from Bedford County. HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

Culling Of Deer Controls Disease With Little Effect On Hunting
2013-10-21 13:33:52

Now researchers at the University of Illinois offer a first look at the long-term effectiveness of the practice of culling deer in areas affected by CWD to keep the disease in check.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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