The Mosquito Killer Billboard mimics human sweat to attract and destroy virus-carrying mosquitoes in Brazil. Continue reading →
A DARPA project is focused on creating vaccines that lie dormant until a virus appears and then self-replicate to outnumber their foes.
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
Microcephaly might be the 'tip of the iceberg' of problems caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Viruses may play a role in coral bleaching events, a new study finds. Continue reading →
The overview paints highest risk picture for West Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia.
Viruses have just joined the tree of life in a dramatic way -- they even predate modern cells.
Many of the plankton found are new to science and give a unique snapshot of how tiny ocean critters co-exist.
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