A recent study published online in the journal Molecular Biology and Evolution discovered that a common retrovirus, KoRV, found in koalas has been plaguing the
Month: September 2012
For the first time, scientists were able to confirm that Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria, exists and is transmissible in the frigid temperatures of
Researchers have identified a previously unknown virus that could pave the way for important medical innovations against dangerous mosquito-borne pathogens. In a paper published September
At least 2000 birds have died from an outbreak of avian botulism in Portland, Oregon. This outbreak could reduce the area’s migratory bird population significantly.
Officials in England have issued the first license for a cull of the badger population in Gloucestershire following an outbreak of bovine tuberculosis. It is
Refugees in South Sudan, having fled the ongoing civil war in Sudan, are faced with harsh living conditions and limited access to sanitary facilities, potable
The full results of a clinical trial testing a potential dengue vaccine were published Tuesday in the Lancet, in a study that both disappointed and