Sunday February 25 2018

Yingfu Li: A Forerunner in DNA Diagnostics

Dr. Yingfu Li is a Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University, an associate editor of the Journal of Molecular Evolution, and is a Canada Research Chair in nucleic acids research. His work explores DNAzymes as potential therapeutic agents and protein biosensors. A leading researcher in health and bio-innovation,...

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The Superbug Apocalypse or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Phage

In recent years, antibiotic resistance has become a loaded word in popular culture. When invoked, thoughts arise of an incurable plague sweeping across the globe and a return to a time when death from infection was common. Though such fears are probably overexaggerated, antibiotic resistance is still a very real...

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