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Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 00:00
'Fossil viruses' preserved inside the DNA of mammals and insects suggest that all viruses including relatives of HIV and Ebola, could potentially be 'stowaways' transmitted from generation to generati
Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 00:00
A large-scale international collaboration involving more than 100 researchers has identified more than 20 regions in the human genome that have a significant influence on the process that transmits th
Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 00:00

Both the rate and direction of axon growth in the spinal cord can be controlled, according to new research by USC College professor Samantha Butler and her collaborators. The study by Butler; lead res

Friday, November 19, 2010 - 00:00
Some of the earliest and most abundant antibodies available to fight HIV can’t actually see the virus until after it's already invaded a healthy cell.
Friday, November 19, 2010 - 00:00
Successfully treating and reversing the effects of multiple sclerosis, or MS, may one day be possible using a drug originally developed to treat chronic pain, according to Distinguished Professor Lind
Friday, November 19, 2010 - 00:00
By tracking the fate of a group of immature cells that persist in the adult brain and spinal cord, Johns Hopkins researchers discovered in mice that these cells undergo dramatic changes in ALS, also k