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Jan 15, 2015 12:18 PM ET
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
Dec 30, 2014 01:35 PM ET // AFP
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
Nov 3, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Ebola virus is no match for these 10 things that can kill it upon direct contact.
Nov 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Americans have gut microbes that are 70 percent different than chimps', which isn't a good thing.
Oct 28, 2014 05:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
An entire plant virus is reconstituted from DNA in the 700-year-old sample.
Oct 24, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Discovery News
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tests positive for the deadly virus.
Oct 12, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
A health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who died of Ebola, has tested positive for the disease.
Oct 6, 2014 10:40 AM ET // Sara Angeles, Business News Daily
A new virus rewrites a USB's firmware, staying undetected as it self-installs and quietly wreaks havoc on devices and network systems.
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