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Whole Genome Sequencing for Outbreak Detection of Salmonella enterica

Whole genome sequencing is not enough to diagnose and control Salmonella outbreaks. Continue reading

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Where will Ebola strike next?

A new paper in eLife updates predictions about where in Africa wild animals may harbour Ebola virus and where the transmission of the virus from these animals to humans is possible. Continue reading

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Recent developments linking retroviruses to human breast cancer

Do retroviruses cause breast cancer? Continue reading

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Streptococcus pneumoniae causes cardiac lesions

Streptococcus pneumoniae causes lesions in the heart. Continue reading

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What’s the diference between cow TB and human TB?

Why do some stains of TB cause disease in humans and others don’t? Continue reading

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Rabies Rapid Transit System

Rabies virus hijacks the transport systems of neurons, manipulating axonal transport machinery to get to the central nervous system at maximum speed. Continue reading

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HIV-Mediated Apoptosis: New Therapeutic Targets

This review discusses the apoptotic pathways that result in the demise of the immune system in HIV infection. Continue reading

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From the dandruffome to deep sea vents

Coming soon to a scalp near you: the dandruffome. Continue reading

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If I have seen further than others it is because I have a bloody big microscope

Advanced microscopy has emerged as a powerful tool in microbiology. Here’s why. Continue reading

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