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Lumpy Skin Disease Vaccination Programme in Europe
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In January 2016 a number of countries in South East Europe started vaccinating cattle against lumpy skin disease. As the programme has progressed the number of outbreaks has fallen and by the end of 2017 the outbreaks had been contained.

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Eggshell Nanostructure and Implications for Food Safety
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How is it that fertilized chicken eggs manage to resist fracture from the outside, while at the same time, are weak enough to break from the inside during chick hatching? It's all in the eggshell's nanostructure.

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How the Food You Eat Affects Your Gut
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The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, produce important nutrients, regulate the immune system, and protect against harmful germs. And while we can’t control all the factors that go into maintaining a healthy gut microbiome, we can manipulate the balance of our microbes by paying attention to what we eat.

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The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome
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The next time you look in a mirror, think about this: In many ways you're more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells. But these tiny compatriots are invisible to the naked eye. So we asked artist Ben Arthur to give us a guided tour of the rich universe of the human microbiome.

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How to Grow Flu Inside an Egg
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Infectious disease researcher Matthew Miller shows how his lab grows the flu inside an egg. Work in Miller's lab could one day lead to a universal flu vaccine.

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Biggest Science News Stories of 2017
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We have seen some amazing scientific breakthroughs in 2017, here is a selection of our favourites.

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Immunology Wars: The Role of Monoclonal Antibodies
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Our immune systems are at war with cancer. This animation reveals how monoclonal antibodies can act as valuable reinforcements to shore up our defences – and help battle cancer.

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Mycotoxins and Climate Change - How Europe Contributes to Global Efforts
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Mycotoxins are poisonous chemicals produced by moulds. They can contaminate food and feed crops such as cereals and nuts. Climatic conditions affect mycotoxin production so climate change is impacting the way we manage mycotoxin risks for human and animal health.

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Listeria infections in humans
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Learn more about listeria infections in humans from one of EFSA's scientists in this short, concise video.

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Xylella Fastidiosa: Can Science Find a Solution?
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What is Xylella fastidiosa? How does it spread? And can it be controlled? Researchers in southern Italy have been working hard to find answers to these crucial questions.

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