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Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy.
Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

New discovery could help explain unparalleled spread of Ebola virus

New discovery could help explain unparalleled spread of Ebola virus

New biosensor rapidly detects tiny concentrations of influenza A virus

New biosensor rapidly detects tiny concentrations of influenza A virus

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas

Genetic sequencing reveals how Zika virus spread in the Americas

Portland State biologist receives major NASA grant to study evolution of viruses

Portland State biologist receives major NASA grant to study evolution of viruses

Scientists uncover potential strategy to shock and kill HIV virus

Scientists uncover potential strategy to shock and kill HIV virus

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Study uncovers potential new therapeutic targets for HCV infections

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

Researchers find persistence of Zika virus in cerebrospinal fluid, lymph nodes of rhesus monkeys

New model may provide vital insights into life-saving treatment for CMV infection

New model may provide vital insights into life-saving treatment for CMV infection

Bacteriophages may help combat antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Bacteriophages may help combat antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Innovate UK funds new, economic vaccine to halt spread of 'zoonotic' infectious diseases

Innovate UK funds new, economic vaccine to halt spread of 'zoonotic' infectious diseases

DeNovix pink spectrophotometer - fluorometer won by Ukraine National Acaedemy of Science

DeNovix pink spectrophotometer - fluorometer won by Ukraine National Acaedemy of Science

Microparticles show potential to deliver DNA-based vaccines and gene therapies in pill form

Microparticles show potential to deliver DNA-based vaccines and gene therapies in pill form

New transgenic mouse could help monitor potential dangers of emerging influenza viruses

New transgenic mouse could help monitor potential dangers of emerging influenza viruses

KU Leuven-led consortium to develop new vaccine that protects against rabies and yellow fever

KU Leuven-led consortium to develop new vaccine that protects against rabies and yellow fever

Researchers enhance safety, effectiveness of potential HIV vaccine using on/off genetic switch

Researchers enhance safety, effectiveness of potential HIV vaccine using on/off genetic switch

PSU research shows how viruses can undergo major mutations without losing ability to infect

PSU research shows how viruses can undergo major mutations without losing ability to infect

Researchers awarded CIHR grant to investigate how Zika virus changes host cells during infection

Researchers awarded CIHR grant to investigate how Zika virus changes host cells during infection

Advances in optogenetics

Advances in optogenetics