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Some viruses can actually protect our health
We may even rely on certain types of viruses to ward off infections.
Celebrating The Good Viruses Of 2015
From possible cures to a new 'ome, some viruses became friends instead of foes
Watch A Virus Infect An E. Coli Cell
Observing a virus infecting a cell for the first time has changed the way we understand the process.
Ocean Explorers Find Largest Virus Ever Seen, 20 Times Bigger than the Average Bug
You never know exactly what you’ll find when you go churning up muck, but apparently odds are pretty good you’ll … Continued
Metal Nano-Particles Suspend Human Cells In Magnetic Scaffolding For Easy Organ Manufacturing
While scientists have become rather adept at transforming generic skin cells into specialized organ cells, crafting the organs themselves has … Continued
Bacteria-Busting Genetic Bombs Make Biofuel Processing a Blast
Generating biofuels from bacteria would be easier and potentially more efficient than producing it from plant matter — if it … Continued
The Next Phage
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the...
Fighting Staph Through Viral Infection
By bonding special viruses to polymers, scientists may have found an effective way to battle MRSA and more