One Health Headlines: Friday, February 17, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes a series of articles on the health benefits and emotional support that animals can provide us, how human encroachment and climate change may be affecting wild apes, fish, and sea lions, and new inventions inspired by animals.

Thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!


Pet owners’ hearts may cope better with change

Reuters

For these students, horseback riding brings special benefits
Boston Globe

Woman and her dog lack sense of hearing but share special sensitivity
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Some ecologists say it’s time to start vaccinating wild apes
MSNBC

Study finds fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change
PhysOrg.com

Shocking video shows sea lions strangled by debris
MSNBC

Sea urchin spine structure inspires idea for concrete
BBC News (U.K.)

Piranha-Proof Fish May Build Better Body Armor
Discovery News

Inspired by gecko feet, scientists invent super-adhesive material
PhysOrg.com

Python Removed From Home After Making Kids Sick
KTVI-TV (Mo.)

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