Ticks may hold the key to treating tick-borne disease

Research led by University of Maryland veterinary professor examines this parasites remarkable immune system. KPixMining/stock.adobe.com You may have more in common with ticks than you think-at least when it comes to immunobiology. According to Utpal Pal, PhD, a professor of veterinary medicine at the University of Maryland, ticks don’t want to be infected with pathogens…

Breed-related disease: Toyger cat

John K. Rosembert Lots of cats are named Tiger, but it wasn’t until Judy Sugden was struck by the two spots of tabby markings on the temple of her cat Millwood Sharp Shooter that it occurred to her that they could be the secret to developing a domestic cat that truly resembled the lord of…