News: November 2021
Disrupting the body clocks of fish could be bad for their health
New research reveals the body clocks of rainbow trout shape daily rhythms of their immune system and the microorganisms that inhabit their skin. Keeping fish under constant light – often used by fish farms to enhance growth or control reproduction – disrupts these daily rhythms and leads to increased susceptibility to parasites.
Publication date: 23 November 2021
White-tailed deer found to be huge reservoir of coronavirus infection
This article by Dr Graeme Shannon and Bangor University PhD students Amy Gresham and Owain Barton is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here.
Publication date: 8 November 2021
Deforestation: why COP26 agreement will struggle to reverse global forest loss by 2030
This article by Professor Julia Jones, Professor of Conservation Sciences, Bangor University, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.
Publication date: 2 November 2021
Ancient genes vital for dolphin survival
Ancient genes that predate the last ice age may be the key to survival, at least if you are a dolphin, according to new research
Publication date: 1 November 2021