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A Cure for Ebola, Rabies, & Other Virus Villains?

Viruses are among humanity's greatest threats and it seems like they're always one step ahead of us. But this week, biologists say that they've discovered a ...
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UCLA Develops a Microscope for Smartphones that can Photograph Viruses | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable

UCLA Develops a Microscope for Smartphones that can Photograph Viruses | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable | Virology | Scoop.it
Smartphones are not known for their superior photo capabilities. It comes as a surprise then that developers at UCLA have created a high-tech microscope for smartphones that can capture single viruses.
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Could the Black Death Actually Have Been an Ebola-like Virus? | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable

Could the Black Death Actually Have Been an Ebola-like Virus? | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable | Virology | Scoop.it
Bubonic Plague has long been thought to be the cause of the Black Death. But new findings now point to an ebola-like virus as the real culprit. Find out the reasons for and against this radical theory.
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Grand Winner of Google Science Fair Studies Ways to Prevent Influenza | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable

The victor of the Google Science Fair 2013 studied viruses in his winning project. He researched whether computers can be used to aid the discovery of influenza virus inhibitors.
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Compound Found in Sharks Has Anti-Viral Potential | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable

Compound Found in Sharks Has Anti-Viral Potential | Viruses101 | Learn Science at Scitable | Virology | Scoop.it
A compound found in sharks, known as Squalamine, is beleived to have potential as an antiviral medicine for humans. How will this affect sharks?
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