31.10.13: Extracellular regions of parasites are being targeted for vaccine development. Cecile Crosnier explains how they could lead researchers to reliable malaria vaccines
28.10.13: Some viruses are able to kill bacteria, making them helpful for scientists tackling cholera. Ana Toribio explains how a collaborative effort with Kenyan scientists is isolating and characterising potentially useful strains.
21.10.13: Brown fat could offer a solution to the obesity epidemic. Stefania Carobbio explains how stem cells are helping to speed research toward clinical trials
10.10.13: The Sequencing Research and Development team have their work cut out making TraDIS work on Illumina’s next-generation sequencing technology. Matthew Mayho explains the challenges
08.10.13: New Methods are being used to speed the process of identifying genes in malaria strains such as Plasmodium falciparum that are important for infection and parasite survival, explains Alena Pance
01.10.13: Statistical method overcomes computational challenges at molecular biology’s new frontier