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2013-05-15 11:48:06

Animals, insects, and plants use a variety of sensing mechanisms to detect invading pathogens such as viruses.

Poxviruses Adapt Quickly To Fight Host Of Viral Defenses
2012-08-17 12:28:52

Researchers recently discovered how poxviruses, viruses that contain DNA, can change quickly; in particular, they have an “accordion-like” way of viral adaption to fight against host viral defenses.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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