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Malaria test as simple as a bandage

Added: 5 Nov 2020

Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage. That's the idea behind a platfo…

Fungus leather: new front-runner for sustainable clothing material

Added: 9 Sep 2020

In a new review paper by the University of Vienna, Imperial College London, and RMIT University in …

Coronaviruses amplified along wildlife supply chain

Added: 17 Aug 2020

Coronaviruses were detected in a high proportion of bats and rodents in Viet Nam from 2013 to 2014,…

Human rights in biomedicine: action plan 2020-2025

Added: 25 Jun 2020

On 24 June 2020, in Strasbourg, the Bioethics Committee launched its new action plan on human right…

Oldest parasitic DNA found in coprolite

Added: 28 Aug 2019

The oldest parasite DNA ever recorded has been discovered in fossilised puma faeces.

Algal biofuels face diverse pathogens

Added: 24 Jul 2019

DNA analysis of a predatory bacterium has revealed a much higher level of genetic diversity than pr…