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How can we reduce antibiotic use in animals? – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 29th, 2017.

With the global threat of anti-microbial resistant looming, a team of international agricultural experts are arguing for reduced antibiotic use in animals, as it can lead to drug-resistant infections in both animals and humans.  In a policy forum published today in Science, the researchers propose three actions to curb antibiotic use in animals. First, they […]

Quake signals investigated

John Kerr posted in on September 6th, 2011.

Strange lights in the sky, bizarre animal behaviour and unexplained electrical failures. These unusual phenomena are all coming under the critical eye of scientists looking for signals of impending earthquakes. Vicki Anderson from the Press interviewed quake expert Dr Neil Whitehead about his fascinating hunt for earthquake precursors. An excerpt (read in full here): Reading […]

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