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Novel method predicts impact of a covert anthrax release

A new statistical method that can estimate the origin and time of an aerosolized release of the pathogen causing anthrax, following detection of the first few cases has been developed by researchers from the Medical Research ...

dateApr 10, 2009 in Other
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Voluntary vaccination programs shown effective for some diseases

"Conventional wisdom - and conventional theory - tells us that when infection can potentially be spread to almost everyone in a community, such as for measles, a disease outbreak can never be contained using voluntary vaccination," ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in
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Possible new hope for crops battling parasitic infection

Scientists from Ghent University and VIB (The Flemisch Institute for Biotechnology) have demonstrated how nematodes, also known as roundworms, manipulate the transport of the plant hormone auxin in order to force the plant ...

dateJan 16, 2009 in
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