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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.
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

Researchers find new evidence to support structure-based classification system for viruses

Researchers find new evidence to support structure-based classification system for viruses

Targeting tumor suppressor protein could be effective treatment for some AML patients, study suggests

Targeting tumor suppressor protein could be effective treatment for some AML patients, study suggests

Research provides more evidence that mRNA vaccines can protect mice against Zika virus

Research provides more evidence that mRNA vaccines can protect mice against Zika virus

Rutgers researcher to play key role in federal project aimed at designing TIPs to fight influenza virus

Rutgers researcher to play key role in federal project aimed at designing TIPs to fight influenza virus

Kent researchers identify how Ebola viruses need few mutations to adapt to new host species

Kent researchers identify how Ebola viruses need few mutations to adapt to new host species

New article highlights clinical problems linked to antiretroviral therapy in HIV/TB coinfected patients

New article highlights clinical problems linked to antiretroviral therapy in HIV/TB coinfected patients

Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines

Researchers find new way to create more stable polio vaccines

Scientists identify how early responses of immune system can affect development of EBOV disease

Scientists identify how early responses of immune system can affect development of EBOV disease

Antivirals that block influenza can also inhibit Zika virus infection, study shows

Antivirals that block influenza can also inhibit Zika virus infection, study shows