The POST Magazine

Combating COVID-19

June 2020

UF Health recalibrates everything to take on a global pandemic

Health In A Heartbeat

Killing bacteria where it lurks

Jul 10, 2020

Bacteria can thrive on many surfaces, surviving and multiplying for days. But Purdue University scientists have figured out a way to combat the pathogens by turning metal surfaces into bacteria killing zones. Researchers say that by laser-etching different patterns in metal surfaces at the...

Animal Airwaves

Bisphosphonates in horses: reasons for concern

Jul 10, 2020

When a drug makes a big splash, it pays to gather facts before jumping on the bandwagon. Take bisphosphonates [bis-FOS-fō-nāts], which are bone-modifying drugs. The body constantly remodels bone to maintain strength. This is especially important in young animals, where cartilage is converted into...