Health and Medicine

How can we better prevent polio?

Scientists wanted to develop a polio vaccine which requires only one injection to better prevent the disease in developing countries.

Biology

How do termites divide the work?

Scientists wanted to identify the individual termites who are the most active during the start and expansion of tunnel construction.

Biodiversity and Conservation

What’s harming our oceans?

Scientists used a mathematical model to understand human impact and threats to the Atlantic coast of the United States.

Biodiversity and Conservation

Are poachers rhinos’ only problem?

Researchers wanted to know if illegal hunters are the only problem rhinos are facing or other factors also influence their survival.

Biology

How can gene editing cure disease?

Scientists wanted to use genetic editing to heal β-thalassemia – a genetic disease affecting the body’s ability to produce hemoglobin.