Boehringer Ingelheim to expand its animal health presence in Iowa; Morris Animal Foundation awards grant for sequencing the horse genome;

> Boehringer Ingelheim's Vetmedica animal health division will invest $111 million to upgrade and expand its facilities in Iowa. Article

> A team of scientists from Kentucky and Denmark have been awarded a $155,000 grant from the Morris Animal Foundation to build a new reference genome of the domestic horse. Release

> Deworming medications used in wild herds reduce deaths from bovine tuberculosis, but may increase the spread of the disease to other animals, according to study published in Science. Release

> The genome of the longest-living mammal on earth, the bowhead whale, has been sequenced by scientists at the University of Liverpool, who hope the data will be useful in fighting age-related diseases in people. Release

> University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences has developed a new method of electrical nerve stimulation to treat neuropathic facial pain syndrome in horses, more commonly known as headshaking. Release