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2013-04-08 11:49:56

By screening a library of a billion llama antibodies on live Ebola viruses in the Texas Biomedical Research Institute's highest biocontainment laboratory, scientists in San Antonio have identified a potential weakness in the make-up of these deadly agents that can immediately yield a sensitive test.

Possible HIV Vaccine Found In The Evolution Of Antibodies
2013-04-05 13:09:45

In a new study, scientists closely monitored the evolution of both HIV and the body’s immune response to it. Some now believe that an HIV vaccine may be derived from the body's so-called "broadly neutralizing antibodies."

2013-04-04 16:11:30

Viruses have historically been classified into one of two types – those with an outer lipid-containing envelope and those without an envelope.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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