If you live with a parky you’re familiar with this picture. In our house, almost every rug is usually turned up at one time or another throughout the day. 161 more words
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A crowd-funded project aims to use an iPhone-based malaria diagnosis kit to detect and treat the disease on the Indonesian island of Bangka. The team believes that early detection and treatment can enable the complete eradication of the disease from the island, and pave the way for larger-scale roll-outs in Africa. 203 more words
Some diseases such as flu mutate and change rapidly, and can jump from humans to pigs and back to humans. Next-generation sequencing can be used to help update vaccines so they are still effective. 27 more words
The new killer disease ”Ebola Virus” which has caused a huge alarm in most West African countries, leading to the deaths of nearly 700 people since February, new reports from doctors around the world says; the virus spreads through contact with bodily fluids of someone who is infected.