Genetics & Molecular Biology

Coronavirus Genome Has Been Sequenced

A recent study identified the coronavirus responsible for the pneumonia epidemic in the Hubei province of China and finds the bat-origin virus is related to other known pathogenic coronaviruses. The 2019 coronavirus (CoV) causes fatal pneumonia that has cl ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2020 - 11:16am

How To Evolve A Pandemic Flu Virus

Most years, we generally don't worry about the flu (unless we're paid to worry about it, or we belong to an especially susceptible population). Yet some years, like this one, threats of a pandemic flu virus make it on everyone's radar screen ...

Article - Michael White - Mar 19 2020 - 12:58pm