Ebola may have helped bats evolve to resist infection



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Biological Sciences – Cells; Genetics; Living Things

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function

Years: 10

Word Count: 448

New research has shown that the mouse eared bat might have taken on a mutated form of the Ebola virus, to evolve to be more resistant to infection. This report could be used alongside Year 10 Biological Sciences looking at genes, DNA and evolution.

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