Posts in: virus

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

The end of biomedical research on U.S. chimps may imperil their wild brethren

Chimpanzee research was once done for the benefit of humans. Now, some researchers think it’s essential for saving the great apes.

By | Posted February 17, 2017

An easy solution to the war on Zika?

An easy solution to the war on Zika?

Experts say eradicating mosquitoes is not the answer

By | Posted May 9, 2016

Going viral

Going viral

Scientists are exploring a hidden side of the microbiome with hopes for patient benefits

By | Posted January 23, 2016

INFOGRAPHIC: Debunking myths about the common cold

INFOGRAPHIC: Debunking myths about the common cold

How to actually stay healthy this winter

By | Posted January 3, 2016

Solving an old problem with older data

Solving an old problem with older data

What can the genetics of a centuries-old plant virus tell us about modern food security?

By | Posted April 21, 2014

Could copper surfaces prevent food poisoning on cruise ships?

Could copper surfaces prevent food poisoning on cruise ships?

New research suggests that copper kills the offending norovirus

By | Posted November 11, 2013

To wake a sleeping herpes virus

To wake a sleeping herpes virus

Certain prescription drugs may activate the most common strains of herpes

By | Posted October 19, 2013