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Links to go viral - 22nd February 2015

“Parasitic Wasps Infected with Mind-Controlling Viruses – Phenomena: The Loom”

Parasitoid wasps are nightmarish critters of death and manipulation. For all the times you’ve been stung by a wasp, just be glad it didn’t lay its carnivorous unborn into your still living flesh. 630 more words


Get Gross

Starting off big again in my afternoon post. Up to bat? Ethics, justice, morality and equality! Through the grimy lens of compost and hand washing. Enjoy my self-righteousness. 734 more words

Breakthrough as scientists identify, map and model the toxic fragment of the Ebola virus.

Researchers from the LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine have identified the fragment of the Ebola virus protein that is toxic to cells and may contribute to infection and illness. 547 more words


New Antibiotics: Soil bacteria show the way

The need for new antibiotics is a hot topic at the moment – the Longtiude Prize 2014 has offered £10 million for solving the problem of global antibiotic resistance. 372 more words


The TCA Cycle and Salmonella infection

The Tricarboxylic Acid (TCA) cycle is a key hub in metabolism, being responsible for generating NADH to be used as the primary electron donor for the respiratory electron transport chain (ETC). 316 more words

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Facebook as a Pathogen: Predicting the Next Big Thing

According to one Princeton professor, social media sites such as Facebook are akin to the pathogens that have plagued humankind, save for one important difference. 18 more words

Life Experiences

Dream eater part four

Casandra bridge
“They are beginning a power transfer now !”thorlan reported.”you trust them?”josh asked .”i don’t know ! I want to. I an not sure. Given the last time we had a helping hand,i am prone to scepticism !”mia said. 813 more words

Star Trek Cassandra