Monthly Archives: August 2015

Modified bacteria become a multicellular circuit

Rice University scientists have made a living circuit from multiple types of bacteria that prompts the bacteria to cooperate to change protein expression. …read more

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A new virus in liver cancer

More than a cause of a simple infection, viruses are often involved in the development of serious diseases. …read more

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The DNA damage response goes viral: A way in for new cancer treatments

Every organism–from a seedling to a president–must protect its DNA at all costs, but precisely how a cell distinguishes between damage to its own DNA and the foreign DNA of an invading virus has… …read more

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A patient shedding poliovirus for 28 years — possible challenges for polio eradication

With all but two countries worldwide, Pakistan and Afghanistan, declared polio-free, the eradication of the devastating viral disease in the near future is a real possibility. …read more

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Between 22 and 23 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 13 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Twelve (12) of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh city. Contact tracing of […]

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