Compound in Panda Blood Could Fight Superbugs


Researchers have discovered a potent antibody in panda blood, which could help fight increasingly prevalent drug-resistant strains of infections.

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Young Blood Reverses Some of the Effects of Age-Related Cognitive Decline


It seems that the blood of the young can help the old. A new study shows that when the blood of young mice is injected into the old, some of the effects of age-related cognitive decline are reversed.

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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Diseases


Out of the 750,000 different species of insects covering Earth, there are about 14,000 that feed on blood, getting their sustenance by puncturing the skin of vertebrates. Certain strains of mosquitoes are infected with parasitic organisms that can become toxic and lethal to humans, once they are passed on.

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