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Diagnosis of animal diseases improved with laboratory renovated by FAO in Guinea – Guinea

The Central Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Conakry, Guinea was officially inaugurated on 14 November 2018, following renovations by FAO, funded by the United States Agency for International Development. The recent Ebola outbreak experienced by the country highlighted the need to strengthen national disease surveillance systems. This includes improving veterinary laboratories …

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Vaccine UB-312 May Prevent Parkinson’s, Similar Diseases, Data Show

An investigational vaccine being developed by United Neuroscience (UNS) presented several advantages over traditional vaccines to treat progressive disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, according to preclinical data. The vaccine, called UB-312, was more selective to prevent toxic aggregates of alpha-synuclein in mouse models of the disease. These latest findings were discussed during …

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This Newly Discovered Organelle Is Fierce

Summary Scientists at the Sloan Kettering Institute have discovered a new organelle. The finding challenges longstanding ideas about cell structure. Many people probably remember cell organelles from high school biology. Mitochondria are a cell’s “energy factories.” The nucleus stores genetic information. The Golgi apparatus packages proteins for distribution. There haven’t …

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UGA-Tifton plant pathologists key to helping Georgia farmers fight diseases | Ga Fl News

TIFTON — The University of Georgia’s Department of Plant Pathology is a leader in diagnosing plant diseases and developing viable management solutions for farmers worldwide. “It’s never the same from day to day,” said UGA plant pathologist Katherine Stevenson, who serves as the coordinator of research, Extension and instruction on …

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Biosafety body discusses import of GMO seeds | Islamabad | thenews.com.pk

Biosafety body discusses import of GMO seeds Islamabad: The 19th Biosafety Committee meeting was held here under the chairmanship of Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Shahrukh Nusrat to discuss the import of genetically modified organism canola and soybean seed/grains. The meeting was attended by Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PNRC) …

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