Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry

Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.

Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.

veterinary medicine
Cause of Mystery Mouse Disease Discovered
Cause of Mystery Mouse Disease Discovered
Ruth Williams | Sep 13, 2018
Lab mice suffering from inexplicable renal failure turn out to be infected with a hitherto unknown virus.
Image of the Day: Jasper the Cat
Image of the Day: Jasper the Cat
The Scientist Staff | May 22, 2018
Researchers found a previously undiscovered hepadnavirus in an immunocompromised cat.
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | Mar 16, 2018
Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Jenny Rood | Oct 1, 2016
Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.
Illegal Animal Meds Persist in India
Illegal Animal Meds Persist in India
Kerry Grens | Oct 13, 2014
Use of a veterinary painkiller, banned in several countries because of its lethal effects on scavenging birds, has declined, but cow carcasses still test positive.
Sea Otter’s Scourge
Sea Otter’s Scourge
Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014
A hidden toxin stalks marine mammals off the coast of California and kills dogs and cats farther inland.
Dog’s Worst Friend
Dog’s Worst Friend
Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014
US dogs face a deadly threat from algae-spawned toxins lurking in lakes, but there may be an antidote.
When Vaccines Turn Vicious
Ruth Williams | Jul 12, 2012
Weakened viruses used in vaccines can swap genes and produce disease-causing strains.