How does biodiversity affect human health? Can we put a price tag on it?
Posts Tagged ‘viruses’
Usually we think of viruses as bad. But what if we could transform these bad guys to do good, and have them help society instead of harm it?
What is killing domestic snakes? UCSF and Academy scientists solve the mystery.
This video was produced by youth participating in the 2012 Science in Action Summer Intensive. A project of the Academy’s Digital Learning Department, generously funded by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Two UCSF researchers are trying to discover what trillions of microorganisms are doing in our guts.
Lightweight, mobile microscopes are not only being used in third world countries to diagnose disease, but also in classrooms to get kids excited about science.
What lives inside the honeybee? UC San Francisco researchers are uncovering the bee microbiome, hoping to stop Colony Collapse Disorder.
UC San Francisco scientists report on a new virus that jumped from monkey to human.
Pollen could harbor viruses– spreading the potentially deadly agents from bee to bee.
The loss of a species, from beneficial bacteria to charismatic mammals, can be devastating to the planet, and, according to a new study, harmful to human health.