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Animal host–microbe interactions Special Feature Open call – Only 2 months to go!

There are only 2 months left to submit your paper to the Journal of Animal Ecology Special Feature on animal host–microbe interactions. Through this open call, … 303 more words

Animal Behaviour

The Karoo Predator Project will be at the SAWMA Symposium, Limpopo

Dear readers,

The Karoo Predator Project is happy to announce that Dr. Marion Tafani, Storme Viljoen and Marine Drouilly (along with Prof. Justin O’Riain) will be presenting some of their research during the… 311 more words

In conversation with Dr Steve Turner, Chief Technology Officer, PacBio

Can you tell us more about your company Pacific Biosciences; its mission and vision?

PacBio is pushing the boundaries of molecular biology to enable a more comprehensive view of genomes, transcriptomes, and epigenomes. 538 more words

Infectious Diseases

Cell of the day: B Cells

So I’ve decided that as well as doing reviews of recent discoveries and papers, I’m also going to do features on cells/genes/molecules that I find interesting. 443 more words


Previously unknown method of tuberculosis infection identified.

One of the world’s most deadly diseases, tuberculosis, primarily a lung disease, infects more than 8 million people and is responsible for 1.5 million deaths each year. 592 more words


Humanity plagued by single strain of bacteria

Yersinia pestis is a serious pest that has probably killed millions of people.

Published: The New Daily, 09/07/16