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Crops sprayed with ‘barcoded’ spores could help trace food poisoning

By Michael Le Page Adding barcoded spores to the sprays we already put on crops could help track down the source of food poisoningPeter Cade/Getty Images Spraying crops with bacterial or yeast spores that have unique DNA “barcodes” would make food safer by allowing the source of food poisoning to be rapidly identified, says a… Read More »

Discovery of Malaria Parasite’s Clock Could Pave Way to New Treatments

Summary The parasite that causes malaria has its own internal clock, explaining the disease’s rhythmic fevers and opening new pathways for therapeutics. In the fight against malaria, time may now be on our side. The parasite that causes the disease has its own internal clock, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Joseph Takahashi and colleagues report May 14,… Read More »

How open-source medicine could prepare us for the next pandemic – Fast Company

At the end of March, I was supposed to attend a dinner party where the core topic of discussion was how online collaboration could tackle diseases that are traditionally ignored by Big Pharma. Instead of wine and good food, experts from the National Institutes of Health, Harvard University, Takeda Pharmaceutical, and I were forced to… Read More »

What Villanelle’s Plan to Become a “Keeper” Could Mean for Killing Eve

Spoiler alert: the following story contains spoilers for the third season premiere of Killing Eve. As Killing Eve‘s third season begins, Villanelle has outlined a new goal: to become a ‘Keeper.’ As the show has alluded to before, ‘Keeper’ is a rank within the secret organization, ‘The Twelve,’ that exists within the show. We’ll see… Read More »