The Nicotiana benthamiana plant is "a workhorse plant that’s been used for decades in plant research," say scientists developing a promising new polio vaccine.
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Plants are like a factory, powered by sunlight to manufacture food using carbon dioxide and water. Now, scientists have found a way to use a tobacco-like plant to create particles for a new polio vacc...
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The outbreak has proved fatal.
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But it's not too late to get your flu shot.
Cute sick boy aged 2 with runny nose tries to blow his nose.
The federal government plans to give the exclusive license for a new liver cancer drug to a pharmaceutical company owned by China's 63rd-richest man, HuffPost has learned. The National Institutes of H...
The annual tradition of contracting seasonal sniffles and spending a week annoying all your colleagues with constant nose-blowing could be a thing of the past, as scientists get closer to beating it....
Cows could be the answer to finally helping scientists develop an AIDS vaccine after a "surprising set of results" in studying cattle antibodies. The study was carried out by researchers at the Intern...
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HBO host takes on science deniers in latest "Last Week Tonight."
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Almost a century after Spanish influenza killed more people than World War I, the world is 10 minutes to midnight on the next big pandemic.
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Despite all the hype around anti-vaxxers, most under-vaccinated Aussies aren't kids.
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But we haven't closed the gap until health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are equal to those of non-Indigenous people.
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Her claims have previously been slammed as 'dangerous' and 'uninformed'.
The disease is preventable and treatable — but fighting it is not a priority for the West.
The Federal Government is heralding its "no jab, no pay" policy as having led to an extra 5,700 children being vaccinated since its implementation at the start of the year. The policy involves the wit...
And she has a message for the anti-vaccination brigade.