The debate over whether legal trading of ivory should be allowed to fund elephant conservation, or banned altogether to stop poaching has raged for decades without an end in sight.Now, an international team including researchers from The University of Queensland and the ARC Centre of …

Researchers from Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine have landed on encouraging findings to take on Strongyloides stercoralis, a parasitic nematode that’s infected millions of people around the world. …read more Source: EurekAlert

A private company will operate Princeton’s police dispatch center, which handles 911 calls in town, officials said Thursday. The town council last month awarded IXP, a Plainsboro-based company that has contracts with East Windsor, Hightstown and Lawrence for similar services, a two-year contract for $864,840 …

Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according to researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). They also found that ketamine’s anti-suicidal effects occurred within hours after its administration. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Jackson’s council approved a resolution Wednesday night clearing the way for the township to rework two ordinances one group says were created to “target the Orthodox Jewish community.” The resolution, which passed by a 4-1 margin, allows for attorneys representing the township and Agudath Israel …

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