In recent weeks we have heard a lot of talk about a category of drugs that continue to fall short of our needs: antiviral drugs.
For the first time the HIV virus, responsible for AIDS, has been completely eliminated from animals that had contracted this disease.
A sixth strain Ebola, the dangerous virus that cyclically appears in several areas of Africa, was isolated in the saliva and feces of bats.
Ninety-nine percent of airborne viruses can be eliminated if they are exposed to a bombardment of ions and highly-reactive molecule fragments.
The fight against the zika virus has taken a potentially significant step forward, thanks to a study by virologists from the Stritch School of Medicine of the Loyola University of Chicago (USA).
The spill-over, i.e. the transmitting of a virus from one species to the other (in particular, from an animal species to humans), is one of the phenomena most feared by the health authorities, [...]
An international team of researchers has identified 27 types of viruses, hitherto unknown, that infect bees (the results of the study were published in the journal Scientific Reports, belonging [...]
For several decades, between 1800 and 1900, one of the popular therapies more or less for any illness envisaged exposure to sea air, without any supporting scientific prerequisite. Now, however, [...]
Launched on the pages of the journal Science and with a presentation organized recently in Boston (USA), the GP-write (Genome Project-write) project is now getting down to specifics: a very [...]