Animal Science News

Gone feral: Why Australia needs to kill cats

Feral cats kill millions of Australian animals a year. Mark Marathon/AAP

In light of a UN report highlighting the world’s extinction crisis, Australia urgently needs well-targeted cat culls.

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Why don’t horses sit or lie down even while sleeping?

Horses can rest standing up or lying down. Flickr/Cowboy Dave, CC BY-ND 2.0

Horses have a amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both.

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On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS) research using 3D printing for the Austofix wrist plate.

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

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PhD research a global game changer for chicken breeding

Joshua Angove Gary Sansom scholarship

$35K Gary Sansom Scholarship was awarded to Joshua Angove for his research on the influence of the maternal environment on how meat chickens grow.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched to help save Tassie devil

Tassie Devil

New research could help save the Tasmanian devil from the deadly disease that's wiping out their population

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New technique a breakthrough in human genome reconstruction

New technique a breakthrough in human genome reconstruction

Scientists have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of human genomes.

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Industry tongue-tied over ethical horse treatment

Racehorse image

Equine experts have called for further investigation into tongue-ties and whether they help or harm racing horses.

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