Professor Susan Bailey, along with professors from more than 12 universities, released findings from the famous ‘twin astronauts study,’ with brothers Mark and Scott Kelly. Scott Kelly spent more than a year in space while twin-brother Mark Kelly stayed on earth.
Daily Archives: December 7, 2020
The Foundation for the Horse is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of $4,000 Zoetis/The Foundation for the Horse Scholarships: Meredith Frey, DVM, Colorado State University Class of 2020 (intern at The Piedmont Equine Practice, The Plains, Va.); Gabriella Kawahisa Piquini, Colorado State University Class of 2021.
Spaceflight influences biology in dramatic ways, and people in space appear to experience the effects of aging faster than people on Earth. “The entire body is affected, because [space] is such a different and extreme environment,” says Susan Bailey, a radiologist at Colorado State University who participated in multiple of the new studies.
Our furry friends have become such an integral part of the family (the benefits of owning a pet are undeniable) that it’s hard not to incorporate them into the fun and festivities of the holidays—dressing them in fuzzy holiday outfits and buying them cute holiday collars, toys and treats is a joy for any pet parent. But Fido and Fifi are also counting on you to keep them safe this winter.
The winner of the infographic contest was Brooke MacNeill, a graduate student in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. MacNeill’s infographic focused on the role of bats in the environment, and what is being done to prevent the spread of rabies from wildlife to people.