Global Animal Health students join other CVM students in visit to CDC
Nine veterinary students and two faculty from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine visited the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week.
Ties to Africa: Baby giraffe named by WSU veterinary students
At seven weeks of age, he’s already 8 feet tall. Misawa (me-SAW-wah), the newest baby giraffe at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo, received his name Thursday from the results of a poll taken among Washington State University veterinary students.
Ancient child’s genome sheds light on colonization
Mapping the genome of a child from the Clovis period has shown his family is the direct ancestor of roughly 80 percent of present day Native Americans.
Roads and Floods Help Plague Spread
Plague has caused three pandemics to date, which together killed about 200 million people.
Saving babies: first international collaboration to study infant health, culture, lactation connection
Two Washington State University researchers are leading the first comprehensive international study of human lactation and milk composition.
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Proteins allow Nipah virus to 'break into' cells
Scientists from Washington State University claim to have discovered how one of the planet's most deadly viruses uses teamwork to "break into" the human cell.
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Studies to probe confluence of human, animal and environmental health in Africa
Several UW researchers are working on disease prediction and control by looking at the interrelationships of people, other living creatures and their habitats.
Fighting a sly, crippling disease
Brucellosis is nasty stuff. Over time the bacteria settle in the joints where they can do real damage. Both literally and figuratively, brucellosis is a crippling disease.
How veterinary medicine can save the world
According to one researcher, veterinarians' understanding of issues affecting global health is unmatched—which requires their involvement on the world stage.
Brucellosis microbe infects, performs like giant
Jean Celli is uncovering some of the secrets of brucella’s success, adding to the knowledge about how the bacteria spread inside the body and outwit the immune system.