Cells Talk in a Language That Looks Like Viruses

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine For cells, communication is a matter of life and death. The ability to tell other members of your … Continue reading Cells Talk in a Language That Looks Like Viruses

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Nanoparticle vaccine offers universal protection against influenza A viruses, study finds

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Transmission electron micrograph of influenza A virus, late passage. Credit: CDC Researchers have developed a universal vaccine to … Continue reading Nanoparticle vaccine offers universal protection against influenza A viruses, study finds

South Indian frog oozes molecule that inexplicably decimates flu viruses

Enlarge / Hydrophylax bahuvistara From the slimy backs of a South Indian frog comes a new way to blast influenza viruses. A compound in the frog’s mucus—long known to have … Continue reading South Indian frog oozes molecule that inexplicably decimates flu viruses

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages … Continue reading Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs