New method to assist fast-tracking of vaccines for pre-clinical tests

Nvel tuberculosis vaccine demonstrated strong immune response in mice. Research team leader Professor Richard Payne from the University of Sydney Scientists in Australia have developed a method for the rapid synthesis of safe vaccines, an approach that can be used to test vaccine strategies against novel pandemic pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes […]

Less light, more trees assist migrating birds

Seasonal species richness of nocturnally migrating passerine bird species within 333 urban areas located in the contiguous USA. Credit: Frank La Sorte, Cornell Lab of Ornithology. As migratory birds travel back and forth between their breeding and wintering grounds twice each year, they face many hazards. For species that migrate during the night, one of […]