Column: Vertebrate bias

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Spineless animals are ignored, while these species are crucial to our ecosystems.

A Little Wiser – Do animals prefer left or right?

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We all know people are left-handed or right-handed, but does that apply…

Indulgent owner often has overweight dog

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As is the case with children, the way dogs are raised plays…

Mucous membrane in gills keeps fish healthy

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Fish excrete in the same water from which they obtain their oxygen.…

Studying poop for golden dog food

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PhD student Evelien Bos (24) is working with dogs and their owners…

‘Animal Protection poses good principles for food system’

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The Animal Protection Foundation’s delta plan for Animal Husbandry is a good…

First lure, then kill: beating the malaria mosquito

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PhD candidate Victor Mwingira has discovered a new method of combatting the…

Better pens mean ‘better’ pigs

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Pigs that grow up in an enriched environment – a bigger pen…

The Animal Ambulance

Typical Dutch
I sometimes get the impression that the Dutch health service cuts a…

WUR is investing four million euros on self-learning models: a digital twins baby boom

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Digital twins are turning up all over the place: in the car…