Identifying cholesterol deficiency in Holstein cattle
5/17/16

In response to a request from farmers, a team at GIGA took only a few months to develop a test to detect CDH, a fatal illness affecting Holstein cattle.

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A headstrong feline virus
5/10/16

Researchers reveal the strange behaviour of the feline parvovirus, which raises questions about the use of viruses in the fight against cancer!

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The tortoise and the herpesvirus
10/23/15

The discovery of a new herpesvirus genome structure has made front-page headlines in the Journal of Virology. Researchers sequenced the genome of an herpesvirus causing high rates of mortality among several endangered species of tortoises!

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When grey seals become killers
12/2/14

For some years now, porpoises have been washed up on Belgian and French beaches bearing bite marks. Two researchers from ULg have just identified the culprit.

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A vaccine against the disease associated with a virus carried by migrating wildebeest
7/3/13

Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 is a strange virus: it is harmless to its host species, the wildebeest, but is fatal when it is carried to cattle. Benjamin Dewals has perfected a vaccine against the disease.

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