AMC in the News

Scanning Ancient Animal Mummies

July 01, 2011 | Source: The Scientist Magazine

VIDEO: A collection of ancient Egyptian animal mummies from the Brooklyn Museum is subjected to the powerful X-rays of a CT scanner at The Animal Medical Center in order to peer through the centuries-old packaging.

Unveiling Animal Mummies

July 01, 2011 | Source: The Scientist Magazine

In preparation for an upcoming exhibition of Egyptian animal mummies, Brooklyn Museum curator Edward Bleiberg and conservationist Lisa Bruno joined forces with veterinary radiologist Anthony Fischetti to use one of the most powerful medical imaging tools—X-ray computed tomography (CT scan for short)—to reveal the inner secrets of mummified specimens in exquisite detail.

Pet Talk: Pets need protection from the heat too

June 22, 2011 | Source: USA Today

Article provides vital information about keeping your pets cool in the summer heat. The article focuses on the need to keep brachycephalic (snub-nosed) dogs especially cool, as they cannot cool themselves down as rapidly as other dogs.

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