Contact with familiar people modulates horses’ heart rate

2021-10-04T10:03:21+02:00October 19th 2021|Highlights, Pet Therapy, Research & Projects|

Horses have an acknowledged capacity for distinguishing between people they know and people they don’t know. This ability suggests that familiarity level can influence horses’ ...

AdriAquaNet training course on health management and sustainability of fish farms, 19 November 2021 in Padua (Italy)

2021-10-18T14:59:13+02:00October 18th 2021|Fish, crustacean and mollusc pathology, Highlights, Training & Events|

The AdriAquaNet project invites to the training course "AdriAquaNet contributions to the health management of fish farms and the improvement of sustainability in mariculture" that ...

Euthanasia in beekeeping: a question of animal welfare

2021-09-20T17:42:27+02:00October 5th 2021|Beekeeping, Highlights, Research & Projects|

Attention to animal welfare has grown considerably in recent years, appropriately accompanied by regulatory recognition and support for livestock, pets, and animals used for scientific ...

A holistic approach to assess human health risk of nano- and microplastics

2021-09-20T17:42:15+02:00September 6th 2021|Highlights, Research & Projects|

A large international consortium recently provided a review and summary of current and new paradigms to assess risks to human health related to nano- and ...

Pinna nobilis: mortality events in Italy and Spain linked to the co-presence of pathogens

2021-09-13T15:45:33+02:00August 20th 2021|Fish, crustacean and mollusc pathology, Highlights, Research & Projects|

In recent years, mass mortality of the noble pen shell (Pinna nobilis), a marine bivalve mollusc, has been reported in the Mediterranean, with an outbreak ...

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