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Animal health
Testing for illegal drug use in animals

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A NEW way of testing for illegal drug use in horses and cattle is to be developed by scientists at Queen's University Belfast and the Irish Equine Centre as part of a €1.6 million EU-funded project.

Researchers say that the test will be the first to detect the known biological effects of a banned substance in an animal rather than the presence of the substance itself, and will be developed for banned growth …

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