Are wild Blanding's turtles infected with RNA viruses?

RNA viruses cause several important diseases in humans and animals (e.g. West Nile, Ebola, rabies) and are associated...

Mixed culture metagenomics of the microbes making sour beer

Mixed cultures create sour beers, but many brewers don't know which microbes are in their cultures. We will...

Determining where and why Catalonian amphibians are resilient to amphibian chytrid fungus

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) is causing catastrophic declines in amphibians worldwide. However, its impact...

Could South Australian koalas be a disease-free insurance population?

Diseases, particularly Chlamydia and koala retrovirus, play a key role in the decline of koala populations across...

Can we grow a supply of red blood cells by differentiating stem cells to replace donor blood?

Stem cells have progressed into a common treatment for various diseases including cancers, immune disorders...

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