Biosciences in the Press

Enhanced chickens, eggs, may prevent breast cancer

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center are studying whether adding a component of cotton plants to chicken feed might result in anti-cancer eggs and chicken meat.

The researchers are studying a substance called gossypol that can be added to chicken feed made of cottonseed meal. The substance is a natural pigment and insect repellent found in cotton plants that also has important anti-cancer properties.

Pathology Program Featured in Journal of Veterinary Medical Education

The December issue of the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education Article featured a story regarding the outstanding and nationally recognized pathology and clinical pathology training program in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences.

Comparative Oncology Signature Program Featured

The Comparative Oncology Signature Program was featured in OSU Today!

Congratulations to all of the team and the leaders of the tissue bank for their outstanding work.

World Veterinary Day 2006 Honors OSU