Researchers identify algae-virus DNA in humans
(Phys.org) —The DNA of a virus once thought confined to the cells of algae may in fact invade the biological kingdom of mice and men, according to a new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins and UNL.
Viral switches share a shape
A hinge in the RNA genome of the virus that causes hepatitis C works like a switch that can be flipped to prevent it from replicating in infected cells. Scientists have discovered that this shape is shared by several other ...
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.
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.