Stray Dog Covered In Ticks Rescued Near Tracks

Hope For Paws received an urgent call about a stray dog living near the railroad tracks that needed to be rescued. The team set out immediately in the dark to help the dog, but did not expect to find him in such poor shape. Eldad and Loreta arrived just as a train was crossing the…

Dog Rescue Stories: Hallie Was Neglected and Covered in Wounds

I’m Hallie, an 18 month old wolfhound cross living in Sydney, Australia! I had a bit of a rough start in life. Originally, someone trained me to chase pigs in the bush. I was found neglected with terrible fleas and wounds because I’d scratched myself so badly. I’d never worn a collar, never been in…

Couple Defrauded Out Of $1,500 In Online Schnauzer Scam

After they lost $1,500 trying to purchase a Schnauzer puppy online, a couple in West Michigan is warning others about a fraudulent operation. According to Fox 17, their woes began shortly after the holidays in 2018. “We currently have two dogs. We have a schnauzer and a beagle, and after the holidays we thought, ya…

Mobile, instant diagnosis of viruses

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J In a first for plant virology, a team from CIRAD recently used nanopore technology to sequence the entire genomes of two yam RNA viruses. This as yet little-used but promising molecular biology technique paves the way for new tools for field diagnosis of plant, animal and human diseases. Vía Latest Science News — ScienceDaily…

Saving energy by taking a close look inside transistors

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Transistors are needed wherever current flows, and they are an indispensable component of virtually all electronic switches. In the field of power electronics, transistors are used to switch large currents. However, one side-effect is that the components heat up and energy is lost as a result. One way of combating this and potentially making…