Tag: Disease

September 25, 2015

Feral Swine in California – Research, Disease, and Management

Feral swine (also known as wild pigs), numbering more than six million in more than 35 states, cause damage to agriculture, natural resources, and property ranging from sacred Tribal sites...

September 18, 2015

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

It seems to make sense that chemicals such as alkaloids would be found in stems and leaves of plants and flowers as a way to deter potential herbivores. But it...

September 9, 2015

Study Explores Cross-Species Viral Transmission by Bats

Researchers studied the extent to which transmission of viruses between bat species around the world has occurred in the past 70 years and compared that to cross-species transmission among rodents....

Wild shag seabirds
July 17, 2015

Disease in Individuals Affects Families