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  • The evolution of COVID-19 and why bat flight is important

    With COVID-19 spreading at unprecedented rates taking the world by surprise, investigations into its origin began. Before crossing the species barrier to humans, seemingly for the first time in Wuhan, China in 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus originated in bats. The likes of the global spread of CO...
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  • Regenerating brain cells could provide new therapeutics

    Several recent publications have revealed that fruit flies can reactivate dormant neural stem cells in the brain to generate new neural cells important in brain function. Drosophila melanogaster, or fruit flies, have long been a model in scientific research to study genetics and development due to ...