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Fighting the Avian Leukosis Virus through Genome Modification

By Matthew Lee ’21

The avian leukosis virus subgroup J (ALV-J) has plagued the poultry industry since being recognized about 30 years ago. The economic hardships caused by decreases in poultry yield makes developing resistance mechanisms a topic of interest. 327 more words

Biology

Mile High: The 10 Best Outdoor Activities Near Denver, CO

* Experience the Mile High City like never before
* Includes ziplining, water rafting, scenic bike tours and more
* Tours range from family-friendly to adrenaline-seeking… 1,057 more words

Destinations

Building a blood factory

On 29 September the University put on its largest-ever public engagement activity across several locations and well into the evening.  The Curiosity Carnival aimed to engage people from all over Oxford in the exciting and varied research that goes on within the University.  994 more words

The Immune System

Waterborne Norovirus Outbreaks in Two Undisinfected Groundwater Wells, Finland

Kauppinen A, Pitkänen T, Miettinen IT. Persistent Norovirus Contamination of Groundwater Supplies in Two Waterborne Outbreaks. Food and environmental virology. 2017 Oct 11. doi: 10.1007/s12560-017-9320-6. 238 more words

Microbial Contaminants

Rental Rewards: Major US Car Rental Loyalty Programs, Compared

* Like airline miles, car rental companies offer loyalty programs
* Redeem points for free car rental, get free upgrades and even free accessories
* Free membership signup…
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Vacations

Human Papilloma Virus key papers: testing strategy, impact of immunisation, women's knowledge (PNG)

HPV and cervical cancer remain incredibly important topics for detailed study by all post graduates.  Again, these papers are available as free text via the PUBMED links provided. 405 more words

Viruses

Waterdog Computer Works – Misleading Mac users to make a buck.

Macs DO get infected with viruses and malware.  This has always been the case.

There.  I just quoted Waterdog Computer Works from their Facebook ad (illustrated above). 627 more words

Taking To Task