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Introducing Lassa-VSV, a hybrid virus that kills brain tumours

Last month, I wrote about using Salmonella to deliver anti-cancer compounds to tumours. Today, I’m sharing with you a paper on cancer-fighting viruses. Why the recent focus on microbiology and cancer? 1,000 more words


Vaccination Wars (Unreported World)

Broadcaster: Channel 4

Year: 2015

Genre: Documentary

URL: http://bobnational.net/record/289825

In most countries of the world, polio has been tamed by effective vaccination. The disease is only endemic in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. 409 more words


Trials in Microbiology Part 1

I wish I could say that I was excited for Microbiology and that having been to the first couple weeks of classes and labs that I feel determined and excited for the rest of the quarter, but I’d be lying. 1,097 more words


Did you know you’re only 10% human? Maddie Moate explores...

Did you know you’re only 10% human?

Maddie Moate explores the microscopic life that lives on and within us.

For more about mitochondria: http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/mitochondria-14053590

By: Earth Unplugged.

Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Another reason to have those waffles… well maybe. Researchers have found that a concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics. In an ever increasing antibiotic resistant world, this news is almost as sweet as the syrup (okay no more bad puns).  340 more words


Students test their knowledge about evolution

By Casey Hunter

Student Reporter —

On April 15 about 70 people gathered in Rose State College lecture hall to put their knowledge concerning the theory of evolution to the test. 126 more words