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2009-04-29 09:18:25

Researchers from Durham University's Centre for Bioactive Chemistry are developing methods that show how proteins interact with cell membranes when a virus strikes. Using their approach, the team hopes to find new ways to disrupt and disarm 'enveloped viruses' before they spread in our bodies. Team members, Dr John Sanderson and Dr Paul Yeo from Durham University have helped produce the first ever, high-resolution, full-length structure of a protein from an enveloped virus called the 'matrix...

2008-08-05 18:00:09

By Ben Guy MAIL workers were offered TB screening after two staff at a Tyneside sorting office caught the deadly disease. Workers last night told The Journal they were afraid to go to work at the Royal Mail centre on the Team Valley industrial estate, Gateshead, But bosses and health protection experts sought to play down fears, saying both cases had been dealt with and that there was very little chance of the disease spreading. The first case involved a man in his 20s, who was off...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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