Scientist pursues the perfect pachyderm pedicure

Finding the best method of trimming the feet of captive elephants is the focus of a University of Queensland study to help prevent painful and untreatable foot diseases.

Lighting up a new path for novel synthetic polio vaccine

Scientists from the UK and US are using technology that helped in the design of a new synthetic vaccine to combat the foot and mouth disease virus (FMDV) to now target the virus that causes polio. The synthetic vaccine that ...

Architecture and viral disease

(Phys.org)—Viruses are just bits of DNA or RNA and proteins, but they have proved to be capable of immense destruction to human health. How have they achieved the ability to create such devastating diseases in organisms ...

100,000 Egypt cattle hit by foot-and-mouth: vets

Nearly 100,000 head of cattle are believed to have been struck by foot-and-mouth disease in Egypt, where a major new outbreak is threatening the entire region, veterinary sources warned on Tuesday.

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