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Unit Clothing Mask Up to Combat Swine Flu

...taining its renowned edge, Unit has photographed its models demonstrating the products in a dimly-lit cold storage facility, surrounded by the hanging carcasses of freshly-slaughtered pigs. The launch of the products and accompanying stark visuals come less than a year after the brand became quite the tal...

Animal Rescue Operations Underway in Flooded Bihar, India

...n the area to be about 24,000. Many more are still marooned in the interiors with no food for three weeks now. As the water level recedes, the rotting carcasses of many animals that are not being saved from the floods could pose a threat of spreading diseases. The ER team is travelling to marooned areas to hel...

New Test Scans Beef for Mad Cow Disease

...ntral nervous system (CNS) tissue contamination on carcasses during slaughter," the researchers said in an Amer... the presence of brain and spinal tissue in bovine carcasses and meat cuts. "Small quantities of bovine spin...e monitoring of CNS tissue contamination on bovine carcasses and meat cuts," the researchers wrote. The stud...

Tasker Products Receives USDA Authorization to Begin Commercialization of its Post-Chill Spray Application

...ants to further eradicate pathogenic bacteria prior to packaging. Poultry carcasses are run through a chilling tank to reduce their temperatures to approximate...amatic impact on aerobic plate count ("APC") and E. coli numbers on chicken carcasses to levels not currently attainable with any competing products. Tasker Bl...

Dying bats in the Northeast remain a mystery

...t http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/mortality_events/reporting.jsp . The USGS National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wis. has received nearly 100 bat carcasses mostly from New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The syndrome affects species including the little brown, big brown, northern long-eared...

New genetic lineage of Ebola virus discovered in great apes

...to question. Between 2001 and 2006, these scientists discovered 47 animal carcasses in Gabon and the Republic of Congo. Among them were the remains of 18 gorillas and 5 chimpanzees. The rapid tissue decomposition of the carcasses meant that the search for RNA sequences coding for GP was conclusive for on...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...e environment for long periods of time and retain their infectious capabilities. It is believed that prions may persist in the soil around the carcasses of dead animals and other locations where infected animals shed the protein in body fluids."These disease agents can stay out there for years and stay...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...a virus represents a new trend of infectious diseases coming from animals, known as zoonotic viruses. In Germany, authorities are testing the carcasses of four birds to determine whether they carried the H5N1 strain of avian flu after the virus was found in nine cases in the country in the past three ...

Ganges River Dolphins Continue to Die in India

...ts say the toll is higher but only a few incidents got reported because the carcasses are either buried or thrown into the river. All the dead dolphins h... created, dolphins will continue to die." Untreated sewage, rotting carcasses and industrial effluents that find their way into the Ganges during its 2,5...

Whirling Disease Causes Culling of Thousands of Trout

...ollow certain precautions to reduce the possibility of spreading spores of the harmful organism. Fish should not be moved between streams and fish carcasses should not be discarded in a stream or on its banks. Mud should be cleaned from boots and fishing equipment before shifting streams. AN ...
Carcasses in Biological News

Fossil bone bed helps reconstruct life along California's ancient coastline

...he bone bed itself averaged 200 bones per square meter, most of them larger bones, with almost no sediment. Most were disarticulated, as if the animal carcasses had decayed and their bones had been scattered by currents. "The bones look a bit rotten," Lipps said, "as if they lay on the seafloor for a long t...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...om Nebraska report for the first time that poultry carcasses infected with another threat the "bird flu" virus...ere culled in a 2002 outbreak in Virginia, and the carcasses were disposed of in municipal landfills. Until now...ndfilling is an appropriate method for disposal of carcasses infected with avian influenza," says the study, no...

Ancient geologic escape hatches mistaken for tube worms

... Tubeworms, or siboglinids, look like long lipstick tubes and have been observed in warm and cold environments on the ocean floor, as well as in whale carcasses and decomposing organic-rich cargoes in sunken ships. Ecosystems teeming with tubeworm colonies were discovered at hydrothermal vents in the Galapagos...

Marine invasive species advance 50 km per decade, World Conference on Marine Biodiversity told

...ave been described, most endemic, as well as 200 cold water seep species and 400 morphological species of chemosynthethic ecosystems which form on the carcasses of whales," points out Ramirez. For instance, on the mud volcanoes in the Cadiz gulf 13 new species of polychaetes (marine worms) are described as...

Marine invasive species advance 50km per decade, World Conference on Marine Biodiversity told

...ave been described, most endemic, as well as 200 cold water seep species and 400 morphological species of chemosynthethic ecosystems which form on the carcasses of whales," points out Ramirez. For instance, on the mud volcanoes in the Cadiz gulf 13 new species of polychaetes (marine worms) are described as...

Study finds high mortality of endangered loggerhead sea turtles in Baja California

... SANTA CRUZ, CA--Along the southern coast of Baja California, Mexico, scientists have been counting the carcasses of endangered sea turtles for a decade as part of an effort to assess and eliminate threats to loggerhead sea turtle populations. Their findings, publ...

Worm genome offers clues to evolution of parasitism

... genome of a humble worm that dines on the microbial organisms covering the carcasses of dead beetles may provide clues to the evolution of parasitic worms, incl...o devour the bacteria, fungi and other small roundworms that grow on beetle carcasses after they have died. While the beetles are alive and the nematodes' food s...

Insight into the evolution of parasitism

...ns of transport, feeding on the fungi and bacteria that spread out on their carcasses once they have died. It thus provides the clue to understanding the complex...ato beetles in order to feast on the bacteria and fungi that develop on the carcasses of these beetles after they die. The nematodes therefore use the beetles as...

Recovery efforts not enough for critically endangered Asian vulture

...-like symptoms in livestock but is toxic to vultures. Vultures that feed on carcasses of animals treated with the drug die of kidney failure within a day or two ...ltures poses a direct threat to public health as well, as uneaten livestock carcasses provide breeding grounds for bacteria and attract feral dogs, which may spr...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 6, 2008

...ntral nervous system (CNS) tissue contamination on carcasses during slaughter," the report states. They des... the presence of brain and spinal tissue in bovine carcasses and meat cuts. "Small quantities of bovine spinal ...e monitoring of CNS tissue contamination on bovine carcasses and meat cuts," the report says. It was done with...
Carcasses in Biological Technology

SenesTech, Inc. Commences Product Registration Process With Australian Government

...on people per year. A further benefit to this humane approach to pest population control is the reduced potential for disease, since rodents and their carcasses are vectors for many human illnesses, some life-threatening. The regulatory process for ContraPest(R) has been initiated with the Australian Pestici...
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