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Tagging pathogens with synthetic DNA 'barcodes'
...ons of E. coli, anthrax and tularemia bacteria and ebola
and SARS viruses, and have found the color codes could clearly distinguish several different pathogens simultaneously. The research is described in a paper, "DNA fluorescence nanobarcodes for multiplexed pathogen detections," by Luo, Yougen Li, a for...
Landmark study details demographic, ecological and genetic spread of rabies in raccoon outbreak
...ring invasion, emerging pathogens, such as rabies, ebola
and hantavirus, undergo rapid evolution while expanding their numbers and geographic range; yet, it is difficult to demonstrate how these processes interact, says Dr. Real. However, this particular outbreak, which went largely unchecked until rela...