While Part One focussed on one method of advanced biological control to influence mosquito populations, what technology is emerging to use the mosquitoes themselves to eliminate the threat?
Malaria infects over 200 million people each year and is the cause of hundreds of thousands of deaths, with mosquitoes becoming insecticide resistant and questions being raised on how insecticides could impact human health, what are our next steps?
In the UK, approximately 1.5 million red blood cell (RBC) donations are collected each year and used in blood transfusions, despite this impressive number there is still a shortage as demand outstrips supply and most donations are unusable for those in immediate need. The solution could be from an unexpected source – could bacteria found in our gut help blood shortages be a thing of the past? Read More »
Cancer. A word many dread to hear and has taken so much from so many. However, we are starting to win the fight, and two pieces of research published in recent months can contribute to this battle: DCVax-L and TIL’s (tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes). Read More »