UI investigating researcher over bighorn study
June 11, 2009
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP)
The University of Idaho has opened an investigation into whether the head of its Caine Veterinary Teaching and Research Center suppressed information from a 1994 study that appears to show bighorn sheep can get deadly diseases directly from domestic sheep on the open range. The center's leader, Marie Bulgin, is a past president of the Idaho Wool Growers Association who has testified before Idaho lawmakers and in federal court that there is no evidence of such disease transmission. In a statement issued Monday, the university said it "is aware of media reports about profes...