A study indicates that the human cold virus led to a spate of mysterious deaths amongst Ugandan chimps in 2013.
Trump administration lifts a ban on research that could lead to a man-made pandemic.
Some our ‘human’ DNA comes from ancient alien viruses that colonized our ancestors’ bodies millions of years ago, in part shaping our evolution.
A new breed of antibodies promises to treat, prevent, and defeat HIV infections by attacking the virus on three different fronts simultaneously.
Researchers at IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in Singapore have created a macromolecule––one giant molecule made of smaller subunits––that might treat multiple types of viruses and prevent infection. According to a paper published in Macromolecules, the macromolecule warded off viruses such as influenza, dengue and Ebola successfully in a lab environment. … Continued
[DIGEST: Phys.org, News Bureau Illinois, Nature, LA Times, Vice] Global warming will not only result in rising ocean levels, strange weather patterns and droughts. It could also expose us to dangerous prehistoric viral pathogens. According to Phys.Org, rising temperatures enabled French researchers to recently unearth a 30,000-year-old virus in Siberia. The virus, with the ominous … Continued