Predicting Zoonosis Using AI

Predicting Zoonosis Using AI

Rodent to human zoonotic disease (diseases transmitted from animal to human) have been notable over the years; take the plague for instance.  Killing between 75 and 200 million people in Europe in the mid 1300’s, it took decades for Europe’s population to recover. So what if the Black Death was somehow predictable? Well, with the […]

Mad Cow Disease: New mouse model mimics human disease

Mad Cow Disease: New mouse model mimics human disease

         While most of us relate Mad Cow Disease to, well, cows, similar diseases occur in people.  Mad Cow disease is caused by a protein called a prion which also causes diseases in people like  Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and Fatal Familial Insomnia.  These prion diseases have been identified in nature in many different animals including […]