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Week in Review: May 9–13

Zika causes microcephaly in mice; studying organoids grown from CRISPR-edited cells; chloroquine combats Zika virus in vitro; narrow-spectrum antibotic spares the microbiome; eukaryotic organism without mitochondria found

Tracy Vence

Other news in life science:

A paper-based RNA test may offer a low-cost method for detecting the virus in the field.
 
Health officials say testing urine as well as blood samples can provide a more accurate diagnosis than screening blood alone.
 
The proteins could be the key to stopping the transmissible facial tumor disease...

 

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