New model may explain rarity of certain malaria-blocking mutations

A new computational model suggests that certain mutations that block infection by the most dangerous species of malaria have not become widespread in people because of the parasite's effects on the immune system. Bridget ...

Scientists create model to predict multipathogen epidemics

Diseases often pile on, coinfecting people, animals and other organisms that are already fighting an infection. In one of the first studies of its kind, bioscientists from Rice University and the University of Michigan have ...

ISPs need to do more to tackle major cyber-attack

Warnings about the impending cyber-attack have gone unheeded and more must be done to tackle the threat of an infection, according to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Media shock stories about GameOver Zeus are not helpful

We need to watch out for headlines like the ones earlier this week warning that people had two weeks to protect themselves from a "powerful computer attack". It can end up scaring people who have little idea about how these ...

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