Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses
Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses
Using his expertise in microbiology and bioinformatics, he is bringing a new understanding to microbial immune systems.
Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses
Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses

Using his expertise in microbiology and bioinformatics, he is bringing a new understanding to microbial immune systems.

Using his expertise in microbiology and bioinformatics, he is bringing a new understanding to microbial immune systems.

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Bats May Have Taken on Viruses To Stay in Flight
Bats May Have Taken on Viruses To Stay in Flight
Ashley Yeager | Feb 23, 2018
Dampening the immune response to stay up in the air may have helped bats become tolerant to viral infections.
Viruses of the Human Body
Viruses of the Human Body
Eric Delwart | Nov 1, 2016
Some of our resident viruses may be beneficial.
The Human Virome
The Human Virome
Eric Delwart | Oct 31, 2016
Diverse viruses can be found commingling with human and bacteria cells in and on people’s bodies. Scientists are just beginning to understand how these viruses help and when they can turn pathogenic.
Ocean Viruses Cataloged
Ocean Viruses Cataloged
Jef Akst | Sep 21, 2016
An international research team triples the number of known virus types found in marine environments. 
A Lifetime of Viruses
A Lifetime of Viruses
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 4, 2015
Scientists devise an antibody-based test that can generate a person’s complete “viral history” with just one drop of blood.
Cooperative Control
Cooperative Control
Sandhya Sekar | Feb 10, 2015
With the help of a virus that infects its prey’s nervous system, a parasitoid wasp coerces a lady beetle to protect its young.
TS Live: The Enemy Within
TS Live: The Enemy Within
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2015
How viruses wield tiny molecules of RNA to help them persist in our bodies for years, decades, and sometimes an entire life span
A Movable Defense
A Movable Defense
Eugene V. Koonin and Mart Krupovic | Jan 1, 2015
In the evolutionary arms race between pathogens and hosts, genetic elements known as transposons are regularly recruited as assault weapons for cellular defense.
Virus Protects Mouse Gut
Virus Protects Mouse Gut
Tracy Vence | Nov 19, 2014
A murine norovirus appears to recover some of the functions of commensal bacteria in the guts of germ-free or antibiotic-treated mice.