Galaxie, a 5-year-old black Lab diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma in 2018, is doing well after a rare bone marrow transplant, thanks in part to the care he’s received at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals.
Over a million hours of sound recordings are available from the Elephant Listening Project (ELP) in the K. Lisa Yang Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology – a rainforest residing in the cloud.
By testing easier-to-study coyotes, researchers from the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab at the College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe, have identified a range of lethal diseases threatening black-footed ferrets – one of the most endangered animals in North America.
Diagnostic tests are key to uncovering if it’s a virus making a pet lethargic, for example, or confirming that a tick found on the family dog carries the bacterium that causes Lyme disease — but should not be the only way to diagnose a case.
Neighborhoods that had populations with predominantly longer commute times to work – from about 40 minutes to an hour – were more likely to become infectious disease hotspots, according to new research.