Do zoonotic pathogens exist in Fijian bats and if so what are the risks of exposure to humans?

Interactions between humans and bats can be both beneficial and detrimental. Habitat loss worldwide has increased...

Is yaupon holly extract an effective and safe way to induce cancer cell death?

Last year our lab discovered that human leukemia cells treated with yaupon holly leaf extract caused cancer...

Ticks and tick-borne pathogens of the Mojave Desert Tortoise

Ornithodoros ticks occur in the Mojave desert and frequently parasitize desert tortoises. These ticks carry...

Creating a refuge from amphibian chytrid fungus for the critically endangered mountain chicken

No project has successfully managed the impact of introduced chytrid fungus on a amphibian population in the...

Developing a new tissue preservation method inspired by Tardigrades

There are two routine ways to preserve tissues: formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded preservation (FFPE) and cryopreservation...

Developing a production method for the synthesis of high quality monolayer Graphene sheets

Langmuir Blodgett monolayers of polyhalogenated benzene will be polymerized in-situ by photon mediated sigma...

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