Dengue virus has sophisticated mechanisms for entering a cell, for replicating its RNA genome, and for transcribing proteins.
By Beth Marie Mole | March 1, 2013
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By Jef Akst
18th-century DNA sequences yield insights into the history of tuberculosis infections.
By The Scientist Staff
Take a trip to the mummy museum in Vác, Hungary, to see the human remains that helped researchers learn more about the origins of tuberculosis in Europe.
By Ashley P. Taylor
Researchers deploy ancestors of today’s adeno-associated viruses to deliver gene therapies without immune system interference.
Kepler-452b revolves around a sun much like our own.
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
Researchers discover an unprecedented paleontological relic that may just rewrite the book on snake evolution.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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