Pilgrimages can help us understand antibiotic resistance

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees. Scientists trying to understand the rise of antibiotic resistance, considered by some to be the great health threat of our time, believe they could provide … Continue reading Pilgrimages can help us understand antibiotic resistance

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Solving the riddle of human hereditary disease… by looking in dogs

Texas is a very energetic, smart and playful German shepherd dog. "He always tries his best to please me," said his owner Helene Bäckman. But when Texas was six months old, Helene noticed that he started to behave unusually. He started to jump and bite the air repeatedly. "It´s like he sees something. He jumps and when … Continue reading Solving the riddle of human hereditary disease… by looking in dogs