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New technology might detect chronic wasting disease in deer

Nov. 13, 2021 01:05 AM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — When a chronic wasting disease (CWD) outbreak in a herd of captive deer in Beltrami County was discovered earlier this year, it was the result of investigators tracing a connection to potentially infected animals moved there from a Winona County farm. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Oct. 29, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Fauci had no...

Document reports monkey deaths at Louisiana research center

Sep. 24, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Five dehydrated baby monkeys died or were euthanized in July at a University of Louisiana research center, according to a federal inspection report made public this week. Four of the rhesus macaques became dehydrated after a water pressure regulator...

No bull: Scientists potty train cows to use 'MooLoo'

Sep. 13, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier. It's no bull. Scientists put the task to the test and 11 out of 16 cows learned to use the “MooLoo” when they had to go. Just like some parents, the researchers used a sweet...