Ebola virus has wiped out a third of the population of chimps and gorillas
There is a side to the Ebola crisis that, perhaps understandably, has received little media attention: the threat it poses to our nearest cousins, the great apes of Africa. At this moment in time Ebola is ...
Groundbreaking study compares how bat and human cells respond to viruses
Why are viruses such as Ebola so dangerous to humans yet do not appear to harm the bats which transmit them? A team of scientists from the University of Bristol, UK and CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratories ...
Scientists create mouse model to accelerate research on Ebola vaccines, treatments
In the war against Ebola, one important hurdle has just been cleared – by a mouse.
Study examines important Ebola protein
A new study by Robert Stahelin, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and an associate professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, ...
Fujifilm's Ebola drug underscores new face of Japan Inc.
Fujifilm's potential as a major player in the fight against the Ebola virus underscores a move by some of Japan's best-known firms to reinvent their businesses as demand for traditional products falls away.
Researchers outline the process by which viruses spread from bats to humans
Google to boost Ebola donations
Google launched a campaign Monday to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing $10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.