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Have Herpes, Will Travel
Abby Olena | Apr 1, 2014
Insight into the geographical clustering of a viral genome comes from an unexpected source.
Virus Latency Causes Cattle Disease?
Sabrina Richards | Apr 29, 2013
Researchers identify a herpesvirus gene persisting in the cells of calves suffering from malignant catarrhal disease.
Natural STD Protection for Women?
Kate Yandell | Feb 28, 2013
An interferon found in the female reproductive tract may help guard against sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes.
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013
Unlike epithelial cells, neurons respond to herpes infection through autophagy, rather than by releasing inflammatory factors.
Hayley Dunning | Nov 1, 2012
Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.
Zoo Virus Swap
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 17, 2012
A polar bear in a German zoo dies after contracting a virus normally found in zebras.