articles tagged: virus
viruses that fight cancer, coming to an oncologist near you
# health

viruses that fight cancer, coming to an oncologist near you

The first cancer-fighting gene therapy has been approved by the FDA, a major step towards turning cancers into manageable diseases.

statistics, vaccines, and viral evolution
# health

statistics, vaccines, and viral evolution

Researchers recommend a flu shot even in years when it's not very effective. Why? Because it slows the spread of the virus.

how do you spot an alien?
# astrobiology

how do you spot an alien?

The first step to figuring out if we found alien life is to define what we mean by living.