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Transgenic Pigs Tested to Stop ASF Virus Replication
May 20, 2020 —  [Research]
Trials will soon start in Germany to observe progress with transgenic pigs with immune cells that show resistance to ASFv. [Source: Pig Progress 13 May 2020] Originally, tests were scheduled for May...
2020 AWARRD Recipients Seek Answers on PRRS, Mhp
March 11, 2020 —  [Research]
The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease (AWARRD) provide more than $100,000 each year for research relating to infectious porcine respiratory diseases. This year, three outstanding...
Pork Checkoff Research Review
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
Read the latest Pork Checkoff Research Review. Headlines include: Progress made on pain control efforts Temperature-loss interventions did not improve piglet survival Research on viral transmission...
Kansas State University Study Looks at Pain Relief for Piglets from Medicated Mother's Milk
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
New findings by researchers at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine suggest potential pain relief for piglets by administering medicine through the act of nursing. [Source:
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
June 19, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
May 29, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Survey Request: PRRS Early Warning System
May 8, 2019 —  [Research]
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are conducting a survey-based study to evaluate the value of developing an early warning system to predict the risk of PRRS by location and by time. To do...
Cold Plasma May Kill 99.9% of Airborne Viruses
April 24, 2019 —  [Research]
Dangerous airborne viruses are rendered harmless on the fly when exposed to energetic, charged fragments of air molecules, according to research conducted at the University of Michigan. [Source:...

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