Prions stay out
New research finds brain cell receptors that let the killer prions in
Can life exist sans DNA?
Stanley Prusiner, winner of the 1997 Nobel prize for medicine, devoted two decades of research to answer this question
BSE spreads to sheep
Beware of BSE
All that is bad
ends up in Africa? A suspect consignment reaches the shores of Kenya riling the natives
More mad cows?
UK researchers claim the Mad Cow disease is caused by Indian animal feed imports; India rubbishes hypothesis
The Europian Union votes to ban four widely-used antibiotics in animal feed
A lesson unlearnt
Belgium seems to pay little heed to the UK government's handling of the madcow disease
Mad cow scare
Battle for beef