iol scitech april 22 bird flu
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Be prepared for pandemic, warns prof

The deadly bird flu virus is only two or three mutations away from being infectious between humans, an expert has warned.

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iol scitech may 18 Fynbos
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Key to fighting resistant bacteria in fynbos?

Stellenbosch University study show soil in which fynbos grows is teeming with bacteria that could bolster battle against infections.

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iol scitech april 8 spinal surgery
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Surgeon plans head transplant

A surgeon claims he will be ready to undertake a head transplant in 2017, although colleagues doubt the feasibility of the surgery.

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