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Posted 16 January 2020
Far-right agitators in Portugal now have different reasons to their 1970s predecessors for becoming radicalised and committing acts of political violence – a new study shows.
A probiotic drink could become a promising new weapon in the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria, after scientists engineered a key genetic element that can tackle the genetic basis of resistance.