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Evolution of H7N9

By | September 20, 2013

Genetic diversity helped avian influenza A viruses make the leap from birds to humans, researchers report.


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Catching the Cold

By | February 1, 2013

Tracking the genetic diversity and evolution of rhinoviruses can lead to a better understanding of viral evolution, the common cold, and more dangerous infections.


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Special Review for H5N1 Grants?

By | December 4, 2012

The National Institutes of Health reveals a controversial plan to regulate the funding of H5N1 research.


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The Plastic Genome

By | December 1, 2012

The poxvirus stockpiles genes when it needs to adapt.

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RNA-DNA Virus Hybrid Found

By | April 20, 2012

Researchers discovered a virus produced from recombination between RNA and DNA viruses, suggesting a possible new mechanism of virus evolution.


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