Non-cellular life
Non-cellular life is life that exists without a cellular structure. This term presumes the phylogenetic scientific classification of viruses as lifeforms, which is a controversial issue.Hypothesized a...
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An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness.
An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness.
How One Patient Spread MERS To 82 People
One person passed the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus to 82 others during an outbreak in South Korea in 2015.
IBM Creates A Molecule That Could Destroy All Viruses
One macromolecule to rule them all, from Ebola to Zika and the flu
Ancient Viruses Hidden in Your DNA Fight Off New Viruses
Eight percent of human DNA comes from ancient viruses that once infected our ancestors. But there’s no need for alarm about the DNA of viral origin teeming inside your cells.
CRISPR-like ‘immune’ system discovered in giant virus
Mimivirus defence system might lead to new genome-editing tools
Texas County Reports Sexual Transmission Of Zika Virus
The Dallas County Health and Human Services Department said it has received confirmation from the CDC that a case of Zika was transmitted through sexual contact. Dallas County Health and Human Service...
Zika virus: US scientists say vaccine '10 years away'
US scientists studying the Zika virus tell the BBC that it could be a decade before a vaccine is publicly available.
Quantum Physics Meets Genetic Engineering
Nature has had billions of years to perfect photosynthesis, which directly or indirectly supports virtually all life on Earth. In that time, the process has achieved almost 100 percent efficiency in t...
Scientists Are Reawakening A ‘Giant Virus’ Frozen In The Siberian Wilderness
French researchers have announced that they will be reanimating a 30,000-year-old prehistoric virus, having discovered it deep underground in the frozen wilderness of north-eastern Siberia. Mollivirus...
Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR's Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can...
First Self-Injectable HIV Antibody
HIV has been categorized as “the most intelligent virus in centuries.” This is due to its capability to hide in a reservoir inside organs and, also, because it mutates at a very high rate due to slopp...
Child's Mysterious Paralysis Tied To New Virus
Mysterious cases of paralysis in U.S. children over the last year have researchers searching for the cause of the illness. Now, a new study suggests that a new strain of a poliolike virus may be respo...
The Sting In Dengue's Tail
In a new Science study, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore scientists have identified how small changes in dengue's viral genome can affect the virus' ability to manipulate human immune defens...
Scripps Team Lays 'Spectacular' Foundations For HIV Vaccine
The aim of the research is to design a vaccine that elicits an immune response against HIV, producing antibodies that bind to the virus and prevent infection. Vaccines typically use a dead or inactive...
1 Pinprick Test Could Detect Hundreds Of Viruses
Doctors often don't have a complete picture of their patients' health histories — they only know about past illnesses that a patient remembers and tells them about, and patients may not know whether t...
Virus
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Viruses can infect all types of life forms, from animals and plants to microorganisms, including ba...
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Viroid
Viroids are the smallest infectious pathogens known, consisting solely of short strands of circular, single-stranded RNA without protein coats. They are mostly plant pathogens, some of which are of ec...
Brome mosaic virus
Brome mosaic virus (BMV) is a small (28 nm, 86S), positive-stranded, icosahedral RNA plant virus belonging to the genus Bromovirus, family Bromoviridae, in the alphavirus-like superfamily.BMV commonly...
Carrot latent virus
Carrot latent virus (CtLV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Rhabdoviridae.
Polydnavirus
The Polydnaviruses /pɒˈlɪdnəvaɪərəs/, (PDV) are a family of insect viruses that contain two genera: Ichnoviruses (IV) and Bracoviruses (BV). The ichnoviruses occur in ichneumonid wasps species and br...
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Machlomovirus
Machlomovirus is a genus of plant viruses belong to the family Tombusviridae. The genus has one species, Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV), which causes significant losses in maize production worldw...
Tobacco stunt virus
Lettuce big-vein associated virus (LBVV) is a pathogenic plant virus. The virus is the cause of lettuce big-vein disease.
Sweet potato feathery mottle virus
Sweet potato feathery mottle virus (SPFMV) is a member of the family Potyviridae, genus Potyvirus. It is most widely recognized as one of the most regularly occurring causal agents of Sweet Potato Vir...
Pea streak virus
Pea streak virus (PeSV) is a plant pathogenic virus.
Autoinoculation
Autoinoculation is derived from the Latin root words "autos" and "inoculate" that mean "self implanting" or "self infection" or "implanting something from oneself". Autoinoculation can refer to both b...
Marek's disease
Marek's disease is a highly contagious viral neoplastic disease in chickens. It is named after József Marek, a Hungarian veterinarian. Occasionally misdiagnosed as an abtissue pathology it is caused ...
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Chandipura virus
Chandipura virus is a member of the Rhabdoviridae family that is associated with an encephalitic illness in humans. It was first identified in 1965 after isolation from the blood of two patients from ...
History of virology
The history of virology – the scientific study of viruses and the infections they cause – began in the closing years of the 19th century. Although Louis Pasteur and Edward Jenner developed the first ...
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HIV
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the i...