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Researchers uncover a world of life on the back of a turtle

Much to the delight of all Hindu’s and fans of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, researchers have demonstrated that there is indeed a world of life on the backs of loggerhead sea turtles. Unlike Pr…

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Researchers uncover a world of life on the back of a turtle

Much to the delight of all Hindu’s and fans of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, researchers have demonstrated that there is indeed a world of life on the backs of loggerhead sea turtles. Unlike Pr…

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Re-purposing familiar drugs to defend against COVID 19

Drugs with a successful track record against rare diseases occasionally show positive effects over unrelated conditions. So-called re-purposing has had its advocates in the pharmaceutical and biochem…

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Illegal wildlife trading threatens all creatures great and small

Besides being a major threat to biodiversity, the wildlife trade can be a cause of global public health issues and hundreds of billions of dollars of economic damage around the world from disease out…

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A question of reagents

At the time of writing, more than 1.3M people have been infected and more than 72,600 deaths have been linked to the current outbreak of coronavirus. We caught up with Trey Martin, President, of spec…

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