February 03, 2010
Viruses like H1N1 and HIV are hard for biomedical researchers to tackle because they mutate so readily. Will scientists uncover new treatments before the viruses adapt again?
September 09, 2009
New biological research has revealed mimicry at the molecular scale that could have profound implications for medicine and industry.
February 12, 2009
Studying genetic "mistakes," like endogenous retroviruses, would have led us to a theory of evolution, even if Charles Darwin had not.
December 17, 2008
Satellites, a shift in epidemiology, and Google combine to stop disease before it starts.
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