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A new lawsuit says the United States should do more to protect endangered gray wolves

Summary comp Legal institutions The environmental group says the United States should assess the status of endangered wolves A group says the iconic predator is still threatened by habitat loss and conflict with humans (Reuters) – The Center for Biological Diversity on Tuesday sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to prepare a …

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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the MYO7A gene in rhesus macaque embryos to generate a major Usher syndrome type 1B model.

ethical approval All protocols involving animals were approved by the ONPRC IACUC and were performed in accordance with the National Institutes of Health Guidelines for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and the ARRIVE Guidelines. The general care and housing of the animals has been described previously47, 48. dragna design Web-based algorithms (CRISPOR, Synthego, …

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Noida dog attack: “Don’t run, scream or jump,” experts advise caution if dogs are threatened

Image source: PTI/REPRESENTATIVE The dog’s dilemma: Awareness is key to reducing the risk of stray dogs, experts say Highlights The incident was reported from the Lotus Boulevard community in Noida sector 100 The incident led to a split between dog lovers and ‘stray naysayers’ Everyone seems to agree on better enforcement of laws and rules …

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Fast-lived species may be more resistant to human influences

The stoat, an animal with a fast living history, is native to the United Kingdom and much of the Northern Hemisphere but is also an invader to New Zealand, including in protected areas. Credit: Professor Tim Blackburn, University of California A new study led by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles finds that …

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A GIPR agonist inhibits PYY-induced nausea-like behavior diabetic

Our in vivo studies showed that GIP could block the aversive effect of PYY but not the emetic factor GDF15. Therefore, to elucidate the downstream neuronal circuits that may be responsible for the selective antiapoptotic action of a GIPR agonist, we compared the effect of GIPRA on neuronal activity (cFos) induced by a LAPYY analogue …

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Poachers beware – a new drone team has been launched to assist with wildlife crime investigations

If the hunter contacts the DWR about the fault, it is a less serious violation than if the hunter left a dead elk on the mountain. Penalties can range from a misdemeanor (or less) to a felony based on the hunter’s actions. According to Bettridge, another major game violation is stalking in the wrong territory. …

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The government is keeping silent about the 97 lab monkeys that survived the crash of Pa

The government remains fiercely silent when it comes to information about the 97 lab monkeys that survived an accident in January near Danville. “We’re shaking every tree we can get our hands on” for information, said Lisa Jones-Engel of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). “I have no idea what happened to those …

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