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Bacteriophages are small, virus-like organisms that infect bacteria. They are comprised of a protein capsule around an RNA or DNA genome.
Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

SARS-CoV-2 deactivation on surfaces in 30 seconds with a copper paste

SARS-CoV-2 deactivation on surfaces in 30 seconds with a copper paste

Daylight exposure can disinfect a special type of cotton face mask

Daylight exposure can disinfect a special type of cotton face mask

Biomimetic virus-like particles for safer positive controls in SARS-CoV-2 detection

Biomimetic virus-like particles for safer positive controls in SARS-CoV-2 detection

New DNA-cutting tool could advance gene editing for novel treatments

New DNA-cutting tool could advance gene editing for novel treatments

Rapid development of functionally diverse SARS-COV-2 mouse monoclonal antibodies

Rapid development of functionally diverse SARS-COV-2 mouse monoclonal antibodies

Study identifies potential drug target for dangerous E. coli infections

Study identifies potential drug target for dangerous E. coli infections

Standardized guidelines for phage therapy can speed up lifesaving treatment

Standardized guidelines for phage therapy can speed up lifesaving treatment

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Researchers show usefulness of potential 'phage cocktail' therapy on wound infections

Study finds synthetic neutralizing/enhancing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

Study finds synthetic neutralizing/enhancing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2

Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Researchers demonstrate the production of viral parts within artificial cells

Exploring how bacteria and viruses coexist inside the human gut

Exploring how bacteria and viruses coexist inside the human gut

Bacteriophage could help decrease mortality of patients with COVID-19

Bacteriophage could help decrease mortality of patients with COVID-19

Revolutionary air disinfection system protects dentists against COVID-19

Revolutionary air disinfection system protects dentists against COVID-19

Rice University looks to ‘trap and zap’ SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Rice University looks to ‘trap and zap’ SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Sewage study finds link between rates of sepsis in UK and presence of E. coli in the community

Sewage study finds link between rates of sepsis in UK and presence of E. coli in the community

CRISPR-Cas system can be used to effectively target colitis pathogen

CRISPR-Cas system can be used to effectively target colitis pathogen

Generating genomes and encoding new abilities into artificial DNA

Generating genomes and encoding new abilities into artificial DNA

Unusually large, bacteria-killing viruses discovered

Unusually large, bacteria-killing viruses discovered

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary