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Biosecurity is a set of preventive measures designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive alien species, living modified organisms.
Disease transmissible from dogs to humans shows up in Iowa

Disease transmissible from dogs to humans shows up in Iowa

Cornell scientists discover new 'jumping' superbug gene

Cornell scientists discover new 'jumping' superbug gene

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Lab instruments may leak valuable information, finds study

Lab instruments may leak valuable information, finds study

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

A ‘fountain of youth’ pill? Sure, if you’re a mouse.

New vaccine candidate for Zika virus proves to be effective in mice and monkeys

New vaccine candidate for Zika virus proves to be effective in mice and monkeys

The impending risk of African Swine Fever Virus

The impending risk of African Swine Fever Virus

New research projects aim to stop spread of African swine fever and prevent outbreak in the U.S.

New research projects aim to stop spread of African swine fever and prevent outbreak in the U.S.

DFG publishes new position paper on synthetic biology

DFG publishes new position paper on synthetic biology

TradeShow Talks with GNA Biosolutions

TradeShow Talks with GNA Biosolutions

Viruses dating back millions of years identified

Viruses dating back millions of years identified

New study identifies key cellular mechanisms behind vascular aging in mice

New study identifies key cellular mechanisms behind vascular aging in mice

New findings could have revolutionary impact on quality of life of older people

New findings could have revolutionary impact on quality of life of older people

Novel consortium aims to create new paradigm of cancer drug discovery

Novel consortium aims to create new paradigm of cancer drug discovery

Senate Democrats delay HHS nominee over women’s health funding

Senate Democrats delay HHS nominee over women’s health funding

Zika: costs of prevention and control

Zika: costs of prevention and control

New study re-writes parts of the rulebook on evolution of mammalian brains

New study re-writes parts of the rulebook on evolution of mammalian brains

Review highlights emerging public health threat of Powassan virus infection in North America

Review highlights emerging public health threat of Powassan virus infection in North America

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

New study aims at making accessible epidemiological models for managing disease spread

USDA announces grant to decrease impact of disasters

USDA announces grant to decrease impact of disasters