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  1. Wis. deer, elk farms weathering CWD scare

    Robert Imrie

    About 700 deer or elk farms are still licensed in Wisconsin, defying predictions of the industry's demise made four years ago when a deadly brain disease was discovered in the state's wild deer herd.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2006
  2. Study: CWD found in flesh, not just the brain

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON — The leg muscles of deer infected with chronic wasting disease contain the infectious proteins that cause the fatal brain disease, new research shows.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2006
  3. Wolves could help control wasting disease

    DENVER — A new study based on conditions at Rocky Mountain National Park says the introduction of wolves could be an effective way to stop a brain disease that's 100 percent fatal for deer and elk.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2005
  4. Study: "Mad deer" likely spread through saliva

    Lauran Neergaard

    Deer probably spread a brain-destroying illness called chronic wasting disease through their saliva, concludes a study that finally pins down a long-suspected culprit. The key was that Colorado researchers tested some special deer.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2006