Monthly Archives: August 2015

Staying safe in sandy beaches

Researcher from the University of Miami College of Engineering and an international team of scientists write landmark paper for monitoring beach sand to safeguard human healthBeach sand contains… …read more

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Oysters harbor, transmit human norovirus: Avoid raw ones

Oysters not only transmit human norovirus; they also serve as a major reservoir for these pathogens, according to research published August 28 in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of… …read more

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Trypanosomes and renal insufficiency: APOL1 induces a double permeabilization

Prof Etienne Pays and his team from the ULB’s Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology (Faculty of Science) sheds further light on the way human APOL1 kills the trypanosmoeThe African trypanosome… …read more

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Man sheds deadly polio virus in feces for 28 years

Researchers from the UK have reported on a man who they believe has been shedding a mutated form of a vaccine-derived polio virus in his feces for 28 years. …read more

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Scientists identify possible key in virus, cancer research

Florida State University researchers have taken a big step forward in the fight against cancer with a discovery that could open up the door for new research and treatment options. …read more

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