From a universal flu vaccine that could save us from a pandemic, to vaccines that target ticks and mosquitoes, Horizon looks at the science of vaccines during the month of February.
The bacteria that causes TB infects over a quarter of the world’s population, and we speak to the European scientists who are closing in on a vaccine for the disease that could save millions of lives.
We also look at the rise of measles and mumps as a result of fears over the MMR vaccination – and interview researchers who are collecting information to try to prevent unnecessary future vaccine scares.
Smart control systems and combination batteries could reassure range-conscious electric car drivers.
Eliminating ice crystals while freezing will help preserve genetic material without damage.
Europe has real potential in empowering young people to find solutions to today’s problems.