Frog Slime Could Protect Against Flu Epidemics

Researchers have found that secretions from the skin of a frog in South India called Hydrophylax Bahuvistara can help battle the flu virus. During research they found the secretions contained a peptide which could kill certain types of flu virus in the lab. They have named the peptide ‘Urumi’ after a short, curved sword traditionally […]

New method for mass producing red blood cells discovered

A team of scientists at the University of Bristol and NHS Blood and Transplant, have made a recent discovery which could revolutionise blood donation. Although blood can already be produced in the lab, this is on a relatively small scale. This new discovery has uncovered a way to produce an unlimited supply of blood by […]