New Journal: Canine Genetics and Epidemiology

  There is a new peer-review, open access journal focusing on all things related to canine genetics and epidemiology.  Over this blog’s history I’ve had to mine everything from Journal of Nucleic Acid research to the Journal of Biophysical Chemistry, not publications one thinks of when the subject of behavior or health pop to mind. I think it’s…

Laser Surgery or Fire Hazard?

You take your mouse/hamster in for surgery; the vet sells you on the laser option as a safer alternative to the traditional method.  You agree not knowing the potential danger of a laser causing ignition and burning your furry friend. Laser, oxygen, volatile anaesthetics and (specially in small animals) small operating field makes a perfect combination…