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Small molecules may prevent ebola infection

Ebola, a virus that causes deadly hemorrhagic fever in humans, has no known cure or vaccine. But a new study by University of Illinois at Chicago scientists has uncovered a family of small molecules which appear to bind to ...

dateJan 19, 2011 in Medical research
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All viruses 'can be DNA stowaways'

( -- 'Fossil viruses' preserved inside the DNA of mammals and insects suggest that all viruses, including relatives of HIV and Ebola, could potentially be ‘stowaways’ transmitted from generation to generation ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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