Three studies show that Zika virus infection can cause birth defects in mouse embryos.
Organoids grown from genetically edited stem cells are giving scientists a new tool to screen drugs and test treatments.
Researchers uncover the first example of a eukaryotic organism that lacks mitochondria.
A drug that singles out Staphylococcus aureus leaves gut-dwelling microbiota largely intact, a mouse study shows.
An antimalarial drug reduces the number of Zika-infected cells in culture, researchers report in a preprint.
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A paper-based RNA test may offer a low-cost method for detecting the virus in the field.
Health officials say testing urine as well as blood samples can provide a more accurate diagnosis than screening blood alone.
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