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New € 9 million research consortium to develop parasite vaccines

The PARAGONE project (vaccines for animal parasites), led by Moredun Research Institute, has  been awarded a  Horizon 2020  grant of just under 9 million euros to work on the development of vaccines to help control parasitic diseases of animals . The project involves 17 international scientific and industrial partners who will collaborate on the development of new...
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Scientists uncover how bacterial parasites turn plants into the living dead

Forget popular video game Plants Vs. Zombies, some plants are zombies and BBSRC-funded scientists have uncovered how bacterial parasites turn them into the living dead. "For the first time, we can reveal how this remarkable manipulation takes place," says Professor Saskia Hogenhout from the John Innes Centre.  "In that sense, the plant world is ahead of animal...
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Parasite infections costing sheep industry millions says EBLEX

Farmers are being urged to correctly worm farm dogs to help sheep reach target specifications and  reduce the number of carcase rejections from processors which cost the industry millions of pounds.  The call has come from EBLEX amid growing concern in the processing sector about parasite  infections spread by dogs affecting thousands of sheep. In 2012, almost £5...
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