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Kenai Refuge is looking for bats

...incisions and feed not on humans, but mostly cattle. They have even benefited humans as the anti-clotting enzyme in their saliva is being used to develop heart medications. Bats aren't rabid. Only about 1 percent of bats actually carry rabies and of...
Refuge Notebook: Rutting moose and the social significance of antlers

...copiously, and saturate the bells hanging from their necks with saliva and splashed urine to attract cows. Scent urination by attract females that were not bred earlier. The urine, saliva and other body excretions contain pheromones that presumably...
What places that legalized pot need to know

...more folks are driving high. There's still no widely available roadside pot test similar to an alcohol breath test, though saliva tests are in development. Convictions for driving stoned in Colorado and Washington for now rely on blood tests.Though it's...
Jury acquits man of sexual assault charges

...DNA, but lab expert Sara Graziano admitted in testimony she didn't know how much of Doss' DNA was found or whether it was saliva, skin or hair, Pevehouse said. In trial before Superior Court Judge Carl Bauman, the defense called two expert witnesses...
Ebola patient's condition worsens

...not airborne and can only be spread through direct contact with the bodily fluids - blood, sweat, vomit, feces, urine, saliva or semen - of an infected person who is showing symptoms.Duncan arrived in Dallas on Sept. 20 and fell ill a few days later...
Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

...physical contact with patients. The disease is not airborne, and only transmitted through contact with bodily fluids such as saliva, blood, vomit, sweat or feces.Sawyer, who was traveling to Nigeria on business, became ill while aboard a flight and...
State declares rabies epidemic along northern coast to rabies. Exposure usually means a bite that broke the skin. ''What you need to have contact with is an animal's saliva,'' said Dr. Louisa Castrodale, a state epidemiologist. Small children are considered exposed if their scratches or mucous...
Sequel cashes in on horror

...sending them on a horrifying and murderous rampage. The virus spreads quickly, almost instantaneously after an exchange of blood or saliva; or both there?s a lot of biting going on. ?28 Days Later? follows one character and his attempts to survive until all...
Business Briefs

...screens, as well as breath alcohol screening. By year-end, the offerings will expand to drug testing via hair, sweat and saliva. Paternity testing via DNA collection will also be offered. TSS, Inc. specializes in health care education and substance...
Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...has been detected in moose in Russia, beavers in Virginia and caribou in Alaska, she said.The disease is spread through saliva when a predator bites another mammal. It's also spread when a scavenger eats infected nervous system tissue.The Fish and...


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