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Sep 25, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Viruses have just joined the tree of life in a dramatic way -- they even predate modern cells.
May 21, 2015 02:42 PM ET // AFP
Many of the plankton found are new to science and give a unique snapshot of how tiny ocean critters co-exist.
May 4, 2015 11:20 AM ET // ABC Science News
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
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.
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