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AIDS Warrior

By | May 1, 2015

Peter Piot, codiscoverer of the Ebola virus and longtime HIV/AIDS activist, describes how the global response to the AIDS crisis has changed the public health landscape.

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Hide and Seek

By | May 1, 2015

Oxford researcher John Frater explains the strategy of targeting viral reservoirs to beat HIV.

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Defeating the Virus

By | May 1, 2015

Recent discoveries are spurring a renaissance in HIV vaccine research and development.

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WHO: Few Countries Protecting Antibiotics

By | April 30, 2015

Just a quarter of countries have an action plan in place to address antibiotic resistance, according to a survey by the World Health Organization.

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Similar Strokes

By | April 29, 2015

Physics drove the convergent evolution of swimming in 22 unrelated marine species, a study suggests.

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Mosquitoes Play Genetic Favorites

By | April 23, 2015

A twin study suggests that the blood-sucking insects are more attracted to people with certain genes.

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Citrus History

By | April 16, 2015

An analysis of 34 chloroplast genomes reveals how and when modern fruit varieties evolved from a common ancestor.

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Ebola Vaccines Protect Monkeys

By | April 9, 2015

Two new Ebola vaccine candidates prove safe and effective against the virus in macaques, a study shows.

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Behavior Brief

By | April 8, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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HIV Antibody Therapy

By | April 8, 2015

Delivering antibodies to HIV-infected people can lower levels of the virus, a study shows.

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