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A Mastiff Issue in China

Friday, June 1st, 2018

A conservation medicine alum addresses the problem of free-ranging dogs on the Tibetan plateau.

The 50-Ton Patient

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

How do you study animals you can’t fit on an exam table? Rosalind Rolland, V84, is glad you asked.

Jumbo Mission

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Space Invaders

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Brown anoles are outcompeting their native green anole relatives in south Florida.

Tracking Shellfish Contamination

Friday, September 4th, 2015

A warm-water bacterium has migrated north to infect New England oysters A bacterium that can turn a shellfish dinner into a health hazard is on the rise in the coastal waters of New England. Source: http://now.tufts.edu/articles/tracking-shellfish-contamination

The Ducks Are Dying

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A mass infection in common eider ducks and a newly identified virus spark a regional effort to manage wildlife epidemics.

Gorilla Medicine

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

These great apes share 98.5 percent of their genes with us—which makes them susceptible to our diseases. Learn how wildlife veterinarians are protecting these endangered animals in Africa.

Sea Sick

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

An MCM alumna is on the trail of an illness that has migrated to the oyster beds of New England—one associated with a pathogen typically found in warm water.