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Evolution of a deadly virus - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
They report in the Journal of Virology that EEEV appears to evolve relatively slowly and that strains have long-term persistence and higher genetic diversity in Florida, compared to strains from northeastern states such as New York and Massachusetts.

Scientists Kick Off Synthetic Biology Project to Make Virus-Resistant Super Cells - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Their agenda? Creating “superhero” human cells impervious to all viral attacks and possibly other killers—radiation, freezing, aging, or even cancer. The trick isn't super-soldier serum. Instead, the team is relying on tools from synthetic biology to ...

UMass encouraging Berkshires region: Send in ticks for tests - Berkshire Eagle


Berkshire Eagle
Send it to TickReport, a nonprofit program run by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, which tests for multiple tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme and the Powassan virus. You'll receive confidential results by ...

Virus

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Comprehensive information from Wikipedia on these sub-microscopic infectious agents that are unable to grow or reproduce outside a host cell.

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Virus Ultrastructure
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This page is designed primarily as an introductory manual for students of virology,but anyone who is interested is invited to take a brief "peep" at some of the inhabitants of the microbial Lilliput Land.

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Provides a relatively easy to understand answer to this question.

The Church of Virus
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Virus is a collection of mutually-supporting ideas (a meme-complex) encompassing philosophy, science, technology, politics, and religion.

Influenza Virus
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Images of flu virus particles and evidence of internal helical components, the virus's RNA.

Rabies Virus
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Photographs and information on this virus that can be transmitted in saliva.

What is Norwalk Virus?
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Information about the etiologic agent implicated in about one-third of the non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis.

Influenza Virus Resource
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Provides data obtained from the NIAID Influenza Genome Sequencing Project as well as from GenBank, combined with tools for flu sequence analysis and annotation.

Enteric Virus Group
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Enteric Virus Group from the Department of Microbiology of the University of Barcelona, Spain.

Virus Databases Online
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A comprehensive index of viruses provided by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Also provides a picture gallery, identification tool and software tools.

Principles of Virus Architecture
South Africa

Information regarding virus structures, images, and the use of stain to identify them.