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Study identifies new virus in cat

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers from the University of Sydney have found a previously undiscovered hepadnavirus in an immunocompromised cat, and subsequently in banked feline blood samples. The research team published ...

dateMay 18, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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Stone Age hepatitis B virus decoded

An international team of scientists led by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History and the University of Kiel has successfully reconstructed genomes from Stone Age and Medieval European strains ...

dateMay 10, 2018 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Viral infection a matter of simple physics

The manner in which some viruses inject their DNA into bacteria or other types of cells appears to be much simpler than scientists had previously thought. Rather than using molecular engines or complicated mechanisms, viruses ...

dateMay 04, 2018 in General Physics
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