US Patent No. 9,382,571

Method for detecting delta haemolysin of Staphylococcus aureus by mass spectrometry directly using a bacterial population
Jul 07, 2016

BioMérieux, Hospices Civils de Lyon, and Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1 have been awarded US Patent No. 9,382,571, "Method for detecting delta haemolysin of Staphylococcus aureus by mass spectrometry directly using a bacterial population."

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An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

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