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Preventing cholera infections with bacteria-killing viruses

Health

02 - 13 - 2017

Preventing cholera infections with bacteria-killing viruses

Orally administrating three cholera-killing viruses helped two animal models be protected against this infection and its symptoms. This could be a...
Butterfly larvae to replace mammals in toxicity tests?

Scientific progress

02 - 07 - 2017

Butterfly larvae to replace mammals in toxicity tests?

Scientists working on moth larvae have received funding to determine whether this animal model can be used instead of mammals for toxicity studies of...
Human flu, animal influenza: what links?

Health

01 - 30 - 2017

Human flu, animal influenza: what links?

As the epidemic of seasonal influenza rages on in the hexagon, poultry farms in the southwest are confronted to avian flu. Is there a link between...
Understanding tissue regeneration thanks to the salamander

Animal research

01 - 23 - 2017

Understanding tissue regeneration thanks to the salamander

Researchers have developed a new genomic too to better understand tissue regeneration that occurs in salamanders, amphibians with the ability to...
Asthma and pulmonary bacteria: explanations by Muriel Thomas

Health

01 - 17 - 2017

Asthma and pulmonary bacteria: explanations by Muriel Thomas

INRA researchers have shown for the first time that lung bacteria can exaggerate or alleviate the symptoms of asthma. Muriel Thomas, research...