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Syphilis: New World or Old?

Earlier this month the discovery of a 700 year old skeleton showing signs of congenital syphilis was announced by the Medical University of Vienna. Although this might not sound immediately controversial the skeleton itself comes from St Pölten in Austria and that is unusual because syphilis was thought to have been imported to Europe from America sometime after 1492. 1,033 more words


Plague Inc: Evolved Will Be Infecting The Xbox One This Week, How Will You Leave Your Mark On Civilization?

Ndemic Creations is excited to announce that Plague Inc: Evolved is coming to Xbox One on Friday, September 18th 2015.

Originally announced during Microsoft’s E3 stage show last year, Plague Inc: Evolved for Xbox One is the latest edition of the hugely popular infectious disease simulation game with over 55 million players. 352 more words


Funerus Live in Manila

As I mentioned in my first ever post for this blog, there are four foreign-headlined shows to look forward to this September. FOUR FOREIGN-HEADLINED SHOWS IN A MONTH, probably the most I’ve ever been to out of almost three years of attending various shows. 1,678 more words

Dogs can contract illness from swimming in warm lakes, ponds, UF says

University of Florida scientists warn against letting your dog swim in warm water bodies after they found several lakes with a pathogen that can make canines sick. 408 more words



We would like to invite you to attend a conference on ‘Tree seeds – Ecology, physiology and technology’, which we plan to hold in the United Kingdom in 2016 (29th June – 1st July, 2016). 115 more words


PhilGeneStrips Biosensor Kit for Quick Detection of Shrimp Pathogen


• Test Strip Kit, Mobile App, Cloud Monitoring
– Project Leader: Dr. Nina Rosario L. Rojas, Dr. Erwin P. Enriquez, Dr. Leoberto Dela Peña, Engr. 548 more words

Biosensor Kit

Afp18 toxin can block cell division in zebra fish embryos by attaching N-acetylglucosamine to tyrosine in RhoA

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg says that pathogenic bacteria develop killer machines that work very specifically and highly efficiently. Scientists have solved the molecular mechanism of a fish toxin that could be used in the future as a medication to treat cancer.  204 more words