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dna
Study finds forms of HIV can cross from chimps to humansbeen found in humans have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection," s
Study finds forms of HIV can cross from chimps to humans
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
been found in humans have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection," said Qingsheng Li from Nebraska Centre for Virology. "The answer is that, actually, they do. They get replicated at a very high level. It is surprising," said... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Forms of HIV can cross from chimps to humansbeen found in humans, have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection,"
Forms of HIV can cross from chimps to humans
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
been found in humans, have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection," said Qingsheng Li, from Nebraska Centre for Virology. "The answer is that, actually, they do. They get replicated at a very high level. It is surprising," said... Read more
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Business Standard India
Forms of HIV can jump from chimps to humansbeen found in humans have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection," s
Forms of HIV can jump from chimps to humans
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
been found in humans have the potential to cause another HIV-like infection," said Qingsheng Li from Nebraska Centre for Virology. "The answer is that, actually, they do. They get replicated at a very high level. It is surprising," said... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study reports strains of chimpanzee-carried SIVs can infect human cellssaid senior author Qingsheng Li, associate professor of biological sciences and
New study reports strains of chimpanzee-carried SIVs can infect human cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
said senior author Qingsheng Li, associate professor of biological sciences and member of the Nebraska Center for Virology. "The answer is that, actually, they do. They get replicated at a very high level. It's surprising." Li and his... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Texas Biomed scientists receive $23 million NIH grant to develop AIDS vaccineability to cross the epithelial barrier. Her team, which includes Texas Biomed
Texas Biomed scientists receive $23 million NIH grant to develop AIDS vaccine
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
ability to cross the epithelial barrier. Her team, which includes Texas Biomed scientist Dr. Viraj Kulkarni, an expert in virology and immunology, plans to examine the structural requirements for optimal virus capture at the mucosal frontline in... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
Zika Virus Spreading Slowly into U.S.Team (CERT) is in Utah at the request of the Utah Department of Health. The tea
Zika Virus Spreading Slowly into U.S.
The Mammoth Times / Posted 3 days ago
Team (CERT) is in Utah at the request of the Utah Department of Health. The team includes experts in infection control, virology, mosquito control, disease investigation, and health communications. "The new case in Utah is a surprise, showing... Read more
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express
‘Surprise’ Zika case concerns US experts as fear over killer virus grows ahead of Olympicsand assessing the risk of local spread by mosquitoes." The emergency response
‘Surprise’ Zika case concerns US experts as fear over killer virus grows ahead of Olympics
express / Posted 3 days ago
and assessing the risk of local spread by mosquitoes." The emergency response team includes experts in infection control, virology, mosquito control, disease investigation and health communications, it added. Experts will also test local... Read more
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University of Sydney News
University a partner in vision for Western SydneyUniversity personnel across a range of specialist healthcare areas such as canc
University a partner in vision for Western Sydney
University of Sydney News / Posted 3 days ago
University personnel across a range of specialist healthcare areas such as cancer genomics, microbiology, virology and bioinformatics will be joined by those in engineering, physics, business management and the social sciences to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Model helps identify drugs to treat cat eye infectionsto a new drug for treating FHV-1 that will soon head to clinical trials. The wo
Model helps identify drugs to treat cat eye infections
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
to a new drug for treating FHV-1 that will soon head to clinical trials. The work is reported in the Journal of General Virology. "Herpes-induced cornea infections are a big problem in cats," says Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle, who led the study.... Read more
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Business Wire
Hansa Medical acquires rights to cancer immunotherapy using antibody-modulating enzymesat the University of Oxford. Dr Max Crispin has published over 70 papers in the
Hansa Medical acquires rights to cancer immunotherapy using antibody-modulating enzymes
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
at the University of Oxford. Dr Max Crispin has published over 70 papers in the fields of glycobiology, immunology and virology. He holds the Against Breast Cancer Fellowship at Oriel College, Oxford, which was awarded for his work on... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Influenza has arrived – immunise nowat:www.ttophs.govt.nz/handhygienewww.fightflu.co.nz/www.health.govt.nz/www.ttop
Influenza has arrived – immunise now
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
at:www.ttophs.govt.nz/handhygienewww.fightflu.co.nz/www.health.govt.nz/www.ttophs.govt.nz/influenzawww.surv.esr.cri.nz/virology/influenza_weekly_update.php 0800 IMMUNE - 0800 466 863 Healthline - 0800 611 116 ENDS© Scoop Media Get More From... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press ReleasesTeam (CERT) is in Utah at the request of the Utah Department of Health. The tea
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 5 days ago
Team (CERT) is in Utah at the request of the Utah Department of Health. The team includes experts in infection control, virology, mosquito control, disease investigation, and health communications. “The new case in Utah is a surprise, showing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists’ frustration is turning to hopegone wrong. They still don’t. In South Africa, “There was a big backlash,” sai
The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists’ frustration is turning to hope
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
gone wrong. They still don’t. In South Africa, “There was a big backlash,” said Dr. Wolfgang Preiser, professor of medical virology at Cape Town’s Stellenbosch University. He recalled the country’s health minister at the time saying it was... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Cancer immunotherapy could treat HIVcould also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In a study publish
Cancer immunotherapy could treat HIV
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In a study published July 11 in the peer-reviewed Journal of Virology, researchers from the UCLA AIDS Institute and Center for AIDS Research found that recently discovered potent... Read more
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The Hindu
Cancer-fighting immunotherapy could treat HIVof ability to direct killer T cells to proliferate, kill and suppress viral rep
Cancer-fighting immunotherapy could treat HIV
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
of ability to direct killer T cells to proliferate, kill and suppress viral replication in response to HIV-infected cells. The next step is to find strategies to put these receptors into humans. The research was published in the Journal of Virolo... Read more
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dna
Cancer and HIV have a common immunotherapy?of ability to direct killer T cells to proliferate, kill and suppress viral rep
Cancer and HIV have a common immunotherapy?
dna / Posted 7 days ago
of ability to direct killer T cells to proliferate, kill and suppress viral replication in response to HIV-infected cells. The next step is to find strategies to put these receptors into humans. The research was published in the Journal of Virol... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Cancer-fighting immunotherapy may be useful against HIVin a test tube doesn't necessarily work in a person," so the next step is to fi
Cancer-fighting immunotherapy may be useful against HIV
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
in a test tube doesn't necessarily work in a person," so the next step is to find strategies to put these receptors into humans. But this therapy shows enough promise to move forward with further research. The study appears in Journal of Vir... Read more
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New Kerala
Cancer immunotherapy may fight HIV too - newkerala.com #91106HIV, and the new research showed that CARs could be a weapon in that fight. Th
Cancer immunotherapy may fight HIV too - newkerala.com #91106
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
HIV, and the new research showed that CARs could be a weapon in that fight. The findings were published in the Journal of Virology. For the study, the researchers used seven recently discovered "broadly neutralizing antibodies" that have the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'holy grail'for HIV production" by injecting a protein into infected cells. The result, th
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'holy grail'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
for HIV production" by injecting a protein into infected cells. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists solve structure of cold virus linked to childhood asthmaand co-lead of the study with UW-Madison's Ann Palmenberg, professor of biochem
Scientists solve structure of cold virus linked to childhood asthma
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
and co-lead of the study with UW-Madison's Ann Palmenberg, professor of biochemistry and with the Institute for Molecular Virology. "This is sure to spark major new efforts toward the development of vaccines and antiviral drugs, particularly for... Read more
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PhysOrg
New research reveals genetic reason that some chickens are resistant to bird fluwithin and between birds. Dr Butter is one of the UK's leading authorities on a
New research reveals genetic reason that some chickens are resistant to bird flu
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
within and between birds. Dr Butter is one of the UK's leading authorities on avian flu with expertise in animal science, virology and immunology. Influenza virus is the cause of influenza, or 'flu' – the contagious respiratory viral disease... Read more
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Business Wire
Sartorius Acquires U.S. Start-up ViroCytcome from pharma and biopharma R&D laboratories, vaccine manufacturers as well
Sartorius Acquires U.S. Start-up ViroCyt
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
come from pharma and biopharma R&D laboratories, vaccine manufacturers as well as from academic institutes focused on virology. The company’s unique automated platform, which integrates instruments, software and reagents, delivers high quality... Read more
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Daily Liberal
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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The Border Mail
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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The Young Witness
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Western Advocate
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Kiama Independent
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Manning River Times
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists uncover structure of cold virus linked to severe asthma, respiratory infections in childrenand co-lead of the study with UW-Madison's Ann Palmenberg, professor of biochem
Scientists uncover structure of cold virus linked to severe asthma, respiratory infections in children
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
and co-lead of the study with UW-Madison's Ann Palmenberg, professor of biochemistry and with the Institute for Molecular Virology. "This is sure to spark major new efforts toward the development of vaccines and antiviral drugs, particularly for... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New protein offers hope for HIV curewere treated with the protein, they stopped making virus particles. Associate
New protein offers hope for HIV cure
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
were treated with the protein, they stopped making virus particles. Associate Professor Harrich, head of the HIV molecular virology laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, said the results exceeded his expectations. "The... Read more
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The North West Star
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Brisbane Times
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'holy grail'may have found the key to curing the disease. Photo: Tony Phillips The result,
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'holy grail'
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
may have found the key to curing the disease. Photo: Tony Phillips The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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The Courier
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, t
HIV cure? Brisbane researcher may have found 'the holy grail'
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
– the "Nullbasic" protein – by mutating an existing HIV protein. The result, the head of the institute's HIV molecular virology laboratory said, appeared to be an effecting "off" switch for the virus, which was an exciting prospect for all HIV... Read more
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Farming Life
It’s all in the genes: New research reveals why some chickens are resistant to bird fluwithin and between birds. Dr Butter is one of the UK’s leading authorities on a
It’s all in the genes: New research reveals why some chickens are resistant to bird flu
Farming Life / Posted 9 days ago
within and between birds. Dr Butter is one of the UK’s leading authorities on avian flu with expertise in animal science, virology and immunology. Influenza virus is the cause of influenza, or ‘flu’ – the contagious respiratory viral disease... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Sugar-binding protein galectin-9 could be new weapon to fight HIVlead researcher on the study, Associate Investigator at BSRI and Associate Dire
Sugar-binding protein galectin-9 could be new weapon to fight HIV
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
lead researcher on the study, Associate Investigator at BSRI and Associate Director of the UCSF-Gladstone Institute of Virology & Immunology Center for AIDS Research, explains, "For nearly two decades, antiretroviral therapy has demonstrated... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Italian researchers identify new variant of emerging antibiotic resistance mechanismof antimicrobial therapy," said corresponding author Gian Maria Rossolini, M.D.
Italian researchers identify new variant of emerging antibiotic resistance mechanism
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
of antimicrobial therapy," said corresponding author Gian Maria Rossolini, M.D., Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Virology Unit, Florence Careggi University Hospital, Florence. More worrying is that the new resistance mechanism was... Read more
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NBC News
Bracing for Zika: Meet the Mosquito HuntersHOUSTON — The mosquito virology lab at the Harris County health department is c
Bracing for Zika: Meet the Mosquito Hunters
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
HOUSTON — The mosquito virology lab at the Harris County health department is crowded and that's only about to get worse. The five staffers who spend their days checking "mosquito juice" — pulverized mosquito samples — for various harmful viruses... Read more
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The Hindu
South zone reports most cases of dengueof the patient could not be confirmed. As the data only represents dengue cases
South zone reports most cases of dengue
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
of the patient could not be confirmed. As the data only represents dengue cases confirmed by the National Institute of Virology, Bengaluru, the actual number may be higher. “The major issue of cleanliness is in areas lying on borders of wards,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
North Queensland women take action to save the reefto do the same. Despite the fact there are as many as 10 million viruses in a
North Queensland women take action to save the reef
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
to do the same. Despite the fact there are as many as 10 million viruses in a single teaspoon of seawater, research into virology is virtually unheard of, Dr Weynberg said. "I don't even say it's in its infancy, I say it's embryonic in terms of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Queensland woman 'contracted dengue fever strain normally found in monkeys'the woman picked up during a 2014 trip to Brunei, in South-East Asia. A team l
Queensland woman 'contracted dengue fever strain normally found in monkeys'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
the woman picked up during a 2014 trip to Brunei, in South-East Asia. A team led by Dr Alyssa Pyke from the Public Health Virology Laboratory sequenced the strain, and found it was only 83 per cent similar to any other dengue viruses reported in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find distinct, non-identical differences among retrovirusesIn the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for M
Researchers find distinct, non-identical differences among retroviruses
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, researchers in the Institute for Molecular Virology and School of Dentistry at the University of Minnesota report that most types of retroviruses have distinct, non-identical virus structures. Researchers... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Success in mice shows Zika vaccine 'feasible'provided protection, similar to existing vaccines for other flaviviruses," said
Success in mice shows Zika vaccine 'feasible'
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 19 days ago
provided protection, similar to existing vaccines for other flaviviruses," said Dr. Dan Barouch. He directs the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. "The effectiveness of these vaccines ...... Read more
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examiner.com
Do we make a difference?(developed small pox vaccine) and more such great scientists. Pursuing fields s
Do we make a difference?
examiner.com / Posted 22 days ago
(developed small pox vaccine) and more such great scientists. Pursuing fields such as molecular biology, cell biology, virology, oncology, immunology, and epidemiology, we may work our way in our studies to join hosts of eminent scientists to... Read more
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FOX News
Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists sayHow many cases lead to microcephaly? What genetic factors are involved?" says M
Olympics will come and go but Zika is here to stay, scientists say
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
How many cases lead to microcephaly? What genetic factors are involved?" says Mauricio Nogueira, director of the virology laboratory at the São Jose do Rio Preto medical school in São Paulo state. Efforts to forecast outbreaks of Zika,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Depressing virology experts say you shouldn't let a dog lick your faceman and pooch, and this time, they want your dog's face nowhere near yours. Dr
Depressing virology experts say you shouldn't let a dog lick your face
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
man and pooch, and this time, they want your dog's face nowhere near yours. Dr. John Oxford, an award-winning professor of virology and bacteriology at Queen Mary University of London, recently told The Hippocratic Post that letting your dog lick... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers reveal novel mechanism by which viral protein VII suppresses immune alarm signalsspecific viral proteins function in human lung infections and inflammation. By
Researchers reveal novel mechanism by which viral protein VII suppresses immune alarm signals
News-Medical-Net / Posted 23 days ago
specific viral proteins function in human lung infections and inflammation. By combining expertise from researchers in virology, chromatin, proteomics and immunology, said Weitzman, this study shows the potential of multidisciplinary, basic... Read more
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