The Nose Knows: Animals Sniff Out Cancer

Recently, in an article in the New Republic, ‘The Animals That Can Save Your Life’, journalist Emma Young introduces readers to the emerging science of training animals to detect things humans cannot. Having a powerful sense of smell can be very important in nature. Scent can signal food, danger, or the opportunity to mate. Some […]

Parkinson’s Disease-New Drug Potential in Rats

Parkinson’s Disease-New Drug Potential in Rats

One million people live with Parkinson’s disease in the United States. Symptoms can range from a small tremor to slow movement, balance problems and could include gastrointestinal problems. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that results from the loss of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Although there are many drugs available, none slow or stop the process […]