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See the Lytic Cycle in Action
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To reproduce, bacteriophage infect bacterial cells and hijack their cellular machinery before killing their host as shown in this animation.

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Watch Vaccinia Poxvirus Infect a Cell
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This video shows the movement of cells infected with vaccinia poxvirus.

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Top Science Stories of 2018
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We have seen some amazing scientific breakthroughs in 2018. Here is a selection of our favorites.

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The Science of Christmas
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Does Rudolph's nose really glow? Why doesn't anybody see Santa deliver presents? Modern science can help you explain the mysteries of Santa to your kids!

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Interview with a Medical Microbiologist: “You Never Know What’s Going to Grow”
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Dr Shanika Crusz is a Consultant Medical Microbiologist at Nottingham City Hospital. She loves what she does, and in this interview she goes through the different aspects of her career: how she got there, why she chose it and what the best part is.

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Microbiology Research in Extreme Environments
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Scientists investigate life in extreme environments, including an active volcano.

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Kidney Encapsulation - Immunosuppression Filter
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We put the kidney inside the filter capsule which separates white blood cells from whole blood between the transplanted kidney and blood vessels so that we can protect the transplanted kidney from the host immune system.

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Ulcerative Colitis: Fresh Approaches to Taming Inflammation
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This animation explores how insights into the immunobiology of ulcerative colitis are helping researchers to develop innovative treatments.

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Antimicrobial Resistance and Food Safety
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a serious health risk to humans and animals in the EU and beyond. This video explains what AMR is and what is being done to reduce the problem.

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Should You Eat a Low-gluten Diet?
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When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fibre-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating, a new study shows. The researchers attribute the impact of diet on healthy adults more to change in composition of dietary fibres than gluten itself.

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