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Photographing the elusive, endangered lynx

lynx in wild - wsu researchBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Deep in the forests of Washington’s Kettle Mountains, Washington State University wildlife biologist Daniel Thornton searches for signs of a rare and elusive type of wild cat — the lynx. » More …

WSU looks for practices to thwart antimicrobial resistance

WSU postdoctoral fellow Mark Caudell with Imani Kanuga, a Maasai leader in Nadonjukin Village, Tanzania.

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – The death last year of a woman in Reno, Nev., from an infection resistant to every type of antibiotic available in the U.S. highlights how serious the threat of antimicrobial resistance has become. » More …

March 25: Using livestock guardian dogs for predator control

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

MONROE, Wash. – A workshop about using livestock guardian dogs for predator control will be held 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 25, in the Qualco Energy Conference Room, 18117 203rd St. SE, Monroe, hosted by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension. » More …

Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education. Researchers also found that when fewer cattle died from the fever, girls were more likely to attend secondary school. » More …

Rabies vaccine found effective even after warm storage

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

felix-lankester-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team determined rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs. » More …

Board of Global Animal Health-Tanzania to meet in Pullman

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Animal Health – Tanzania (GAH-T), a non-profit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 21, at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held in Room 201 of the Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health at Washington State University in Pullman. » More …

Animal science society honors emeritus for teaching

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

John-McNamaraPULLMAN, Wash. – John McNamara, emeritus professor of animal sciences at Washington State University, recently received national recognition for more than 30 years of training future animal scientists. He was named an American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) fellow in the teaching category. » More …