Horseshoe crabs and vaccines

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Horseshoe crabs and vaccines

Sunday, 17 October

S2 Ep 17. A new synthetic test to create safe vaccines – based on the secrets of the horseshoe crab and its blue blood. Scientists hope this new technology could mean they no longer need to use the blood to test vaccines for harmful bacteria. Get in touch: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals #30Animals
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