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Visualising bluetongue virus in midges

Today at the Society’s Annual Conference, Alice Muntzer spoke about a new way to visualise virus particles inside biting midges that spread disease. This unusual looking image is a fluorescently labelled section of a Culicoides biting midge. On the left … Continue reading

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Mapping the microbes in your mouth

Scientists from the Forsyth Institute have managed to visualise communities of bacteria in the human mouth, showing their spatial organisation for the first time in “microbial maps”. The maps could help scientists understand the interactions between different oral bacteria and … Continue reading

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