Laboratory Report: Comparing The Production of Catalase Enzyme In The Liver, Heart, Lungs, And Kidney Performed by: Caitlin Rutter, Alex Jolly, and Elizabeth Cohen

Abstract The purpose of the lab was to compare and contrast the cellular metabolism and the production of the enzyme catalase in the liver, kidney, lung, and heart. Tissue samples from each organ were treated with hydrogen peroxide, an oxidant that is harmful to organic tissue. The presence of catalase in the tissue results in…… Continue reading Laboratory Report: Comparing The Production of Catalase Enzyme In The Liver, Heart, Lungs, And Kidney Performed by: Caitlin Rutter, Alex Jolly, and Elizabeth Cohen

An industry analysis of The FEI’s Blood Rule: Spurs use

The determination of animal abuse caused by the use of spurs in the show jumping industry has generated a controversy in the equestrian community. The Fédération Equestre Internationale’s (FEI) Blood Rule (BR) has sparked a major debate about what evidence constitutes the discovery of abuse and how this evidence is ruled upon by members of the…… Continue reading An industry analysis of The FEI’s Blood Rule: Spurs use

Beware The Zombie Pigs Are Coming

  Pasteurella Multocida (PM) is a pathogen that is causing outbreaks of respiratory infections in the Korean pig industry. Currently, there is limited information on the appropriate treatment of PM using antimicrobial prescriptions. A major factor suspected in limiting the effectiveness of these prescriptions is PM’s increased resistance to antibiotics.  Antibiotic resistance occurs from the…… Continue reading Beware The Zombie Pigs Are Coming