How do Hovering Hummingbirds Survive Hot Days?

When hummingbirds hover they generate heat that must be lost to avoid overheating. At high temperatures, heat...

Are current antibacterial treatments resulting in the evolution of more virulent multidrug resistant bacteria?

Each year in the U.S. 23,000 people die as a direct result of antibiotic resistant infections. I hypothesize...

Potent human antibody treatment for rabies disease

Rabies infection is almost always fatal in humans. The current treatment for a bite from a rabid animal (injection...

Hormone Therapy: Suppressing your mares estrous, or suppressing her immune system?

As horse owners, we often use hormones to modify what we consider "poor behavior" in our animals, most commonly...

Are genetics making horses fat?

More than 40% of horses are obese, and many of these obese horses develop elevated levels of circulating insulin...

The Dogs of Chernobyl Research Initiative

The Chernobyl disaster site has hundreds of feral dogs that are in need of care. A team of students from the...

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