Author: Madushi_Wanaguru

Stopping Lassa in its tracks

A study published recently in Science sheds new light on how Lassa virus infections are blocked or ‘neutralised’ by host antibodies. Researchers from Scripps Institute, California used X-ray crystallography to obtain a high-resolution structure...

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Superdrugs for superbugs

How do you solve a problem like multi-drug resistance in disease-causing bacteria? One potential solution is to chemically modify antibiotics currently used in therapy so that they can overcome bacterial resistance mechanisms. A recent...

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