A Sea Lion named Ronan, a resident of the University of California at Santa Cruz, is the first non-human mammal who can keep the beat to music. Read more.
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Wisdom tooth extraction is a rite of passage for American teenagers. Family dentists often recommend it and most dental insurance pays for it. With 10 million wisdom teeth removed every year, it is a $3.5 billion industry in this country. And yet, there is disagreement among dental professionals on whether the pain and risk is [...]
The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is collaborating with Oregon Health & Science University and the Oregon Primate Research center to form the Oregon Laboratory Animal Medicine Veterinary Residency Consortium. The Consortium is an American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)-recognized residency program designed to prepare graduate veterinarians for careers in laboratory animal medicine as [...]
Dr. Chris Cebra, Clinical Sciences Department Head, is pursuing research into the physiology of camelids as pseudo-diabetics. Using a college herd of more than 30 alpacas and llamas, Cebra is investigating how certain hormones affect blood sugar. Because the metabolism of a camelid is very similar to that of a human diabetic, the results of [...]
I recommend this option if you speak French In February of 2011 I was excited to receive an email from Dr. Luiz Bermudez detailing a summer research opportunity in Toulouse, France. The program was exactly what I was looking for. It would allow a student to gain research experience while living abroad and learning about [...]
CORVALLIS, Ore. — A dog diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer is beating the odds. He’s alive today, thanks to some breakthrough cancer research by Oregon State University veterinarians. Nine-year-old golden retriever Orion was diagnosed about three months ago with stage four cancer, an aggressive type known as hemangiosarcoma that spread throughout his [...]