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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Nanoparticles boost vaccines

Scientists have developed nanoparticles that boost the effectiveness of vaccines in mice by mimicking part of the natural immune response.
Scientists have developed nanoparticles that boost the effectiveness of vaccines in mice by mimicking part of the natural immune response. The new technology could improve… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-boost-vaccines/

GM chickens prevent transmission of bird flu

Bird flu epidemics could be prevented by GM chickens that stop the spread of flu to other birds.
Bird flu epidemics could be prevented by GM chickens that stop the spread of flu to other birds. Scientists modified the chickens to produce small 'decoy' molecules that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-chickens-prevent-transmission-of-bird-flu/

World-leading research institute gets go-ahead

We are pleased to report that planning permission was granted last week for a new world-leading biomedical research institute in London.
We are pleased to report that planning permission was granted last week for a new world-leading biomedical research institute in London. The UK Centre for Medical Research and… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/world-leading-research-institute-gets-go-ahead/

Flu patch

A vaccine in the form of a skin patch has proved more effective than a needle in mice.
A vaccine in the form of a skin patch has proved more effective than a needle in mice. Scientists tested the patches on a group of mice, comparing the results with mice… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/flu-patch/

Duck gene helps fight flu in chickens

Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks.
Influenza protection can be transferred across species, say scientists who have identified a key gene in ducks. The gene, known as RIG-I, allows the immune system to contain… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/duck-gene-helps-fight-flu-in-chickens/

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