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Viruses in the gut protect from infection

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Phages in mucus aid immune system by killing invading bacteria.

…animal mucus — whether from humans, fish or corals — is loaded with bacteria-killing viruses called phages. These protect their hosts from infection by destroying incoming bacteria. In return, the phages are exposed to a steady torrent of microbes in which to reproduce.


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Nanotechnology technique controls blood sugar in diabetics for days at a time - Nanowerk LLC

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Nanowerk LLC Nanotechnology technique controls blood sugar in diabetics for days at a time Nanowerk LLC (Nanowerk News) In a promising development for diabetes treatment, researchers have developed a network of nanoscale particles that can be…

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UCT professor wins international award for TB work - Health24.com

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UCT professor wins international award for TB work Health24.com I’ve trained so many young scientists - and this award is for them.” Mizrahi plans to use most of the prize money on hiring senior researchers who are able to bring new skills to the…

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