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Diagnosing the plague (July 25, 2013)
The team, led by Peter Seeberger from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, isolated an antibody which specifically recognises Yersinia pestis (Y. pestis), the bacterium responsible for plague. This paves the way for a dipstick test which could identify the bacterium in minutes.
Mighty Mussels Have Industrial Strength (March 5, 2010)
Mussels can cling to rocky shores with an iron grip, and a new study suggests that's thanks to a special arrangement of protein and metal ions in their bushy "beards."
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