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Latest DNA viruses Stories

Scientists Win Race To Find Structure Of Rare Nematode Virus
2014-08-21 03:46:27

Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant animal on Earth.

2013-06-19 11:07:17

It’s not a hacker lab.

2013-05-23 13:10:00

Radically different viruses share genes and are likely to share ancestry.

2012-10-10 10:27:08

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, with collaborators from Harvard University, the University of Madrid, Princeton University, and the University of Zurich, have discovered a new mechanism that may alter principle understandings of molecular interactions within a cell’s nucleus.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.