More infectious diseases emerging because of climate change
The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter ...
Scientists discover viral 'Enigma machine'
Researchers have cracked a code that governs infections by a major group of viruses including the common cold and polio.
Charting Colorado's vulnerability to climate change
Sea-level rise may not be eating away at Colorado's borders, but climate change exposes other critical vulnerabilities in the state, according to a new report. Rising temperatures likely will take a toll ...
Bacterial adaptive defenses could aid in disease prevention
Bacteria have a sophisticated means of defending themselves, and they need it: more viruses infect bacteria than any other biological entity.
Team combats human parainfluenza virus
Gold Coast research has made a giant leap forward in understanding one of the most common causes of respiratory infections worldwide.
A new variant of the rabbit hemorrhagic disease endangers the Iberian lynx
A study led by the Hunting Resources Research Institute demonstrates the effects that a new variant of the hemorrhagic disease virus RHDV has on wild rabbits on the Iberian Peninsula. The virus threatens ...
Rapid test kit detects dengue antibodies from saliva
Finding out whether you have been infected with dengue may soon be as easy as spitting into a rapid test kit. The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR has developed a paper-based ...