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Feral cats in Mallorca: a major reservoir of toxoplasmosis

Felids are the only reservoir of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii that can excrete oocysts resistant to the environment. This is a problem as in this state, parasites can survive long periods of time outside the host. This work has focused on the study of...

Toxoplasma gondii i Neospora caninum

New advance in the study of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at UAB and University of Stockholm have created a computer modelling of the structural malfunctioning of the ApoE4 protein when it enters into contact with the Amyloid beta molecule, the main cause of Alzheimer's disease. The research, published in PLoS...

Avenç per Alzheimer
Tuberculosi als drogodependents

A Second Hydrocarbon Boom Threatens the Peruvian Amazon

A rapid and unprecedented proliferation of oil and gas concessions threatens the megadiverse Peruvian Amazon. The amount of area leased is on track to reach around 70% of the region, threatening biodiversity and indigenous people. This is one of the central...

Explotació hidrocarburs a l'Amazones