Tag Archives: Papillomavirus

Should we curb our appetite for beef?

In 2012, Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen noted the volume of research suggesting a causal link between beef consumption and colorectal cancer. This disease predominantly occurs in high-income countries where Western-style diets incorporate large amounts of red meat. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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From Poo to Papillomavirus: Peculiar Penguin Pathogens

Penguin poo has seen a surprising range of scientific applications, from a comprehensive census of emperor penguins from satellite data to a calculation of the rectal pressures required to avoid defecating into their own nests; the latter research, unsurprisingly, even … Continue reading

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