Gone Viral: Germs under surveillance
Under the microscope this week, where new flu viruses including influenza H7N9 come from, the threat from extensively resistant tuberculosis and how doctors keep tabs on how bugs are spreading and who they are infecting...
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A research team from Thailand have developed a DNA-based vaccine to treat dust mite allergies.
Scientists in China have developed a sensor that can reveal when food might be bad to eat because it’s been poorly stored.
This week the world's first gun made entirely from a 3D printer
was successfully fired. Here's the Quickfire Science on how they
A “cloaking device”, capable of rendering objects invisible to microwave light, has been produced using a 3-D printer.
The fate of one of the world's main sources of helium is about to be decided - and prices are set to soar sky high...
A new technique may dramatically reduce the CO2 emissions of the steel industry.
With a new outbreak of the H7N9 influenza virus in China, we find out how the virus evolved...
We find out how medical mapping has helped track recent infectious outbreaks with the help of social media...
We investigate the new wave of extensively drug-resistant TB, where did it come from and is it treatable?
Are you more immune to disease if you live in a dense population, because you are exposed to more and different types of bugs?