The molecule points the way toward treating viruses that cross from animals to humans
Scientists in Israel and Germany show, on the molecular level, how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against the disease
A newly-discovered immune system in bacteria is the distance ancestor of one in our own cells
What happens when a mechanism meant to protect the cell gets exploited by bad-mannered viruses?
Multiple new and unusual bacterial defense mechanisms could lead to new biotech tools
Are tiny packages of cellular material helping the algal cells or the viruses that infect them?
A series of studies has shown that the connective tissue surrounding our cells plays a very active role in human health and disease ...
Viruses that infect bacteria communicate to coordinate infection
A viral infection in marine microorganisms has consequences for the entire planet
Uncovering the virus's plans may help predict the demise of algal blooms