University of St Andrews leads new TB data-sharing platform

Data collected from one of the largest tuberculosis (TB) clinical drugs trials, lead by the University of St Andrews, has been released as part of a new data-sharing platform. The trial, completed in 2014, sought to investigate whether moxifloxacin, an antibacterial drug used in the treatment of pneumonia and bronchitis [1], could be used as a […]

Climbing Up the Tree of Life

Remember the tree of life? The monumental, ridiculously gigantic construct we would ponder upon in our biology textbooks at schools? We were told all of biology revolved around it – it was the underlying concept picturing the genealogy of all life forms on Earth, linking every single organism ever recorded in a single, colossal family tree, right down […]

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