News tagged with biological weapon
Cells in the immune system called macrophages normally engulf and kill intruding bacteria, holding them inside a membrane-bound bag called a vacuole, where they kill and digest them.
Immunology Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Controversial research into the H5N1 virus, more commonly known as bird flu, is set to recommence, after it was delayed in 2011 following a request from the US government.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a study published today in the Open Access journal PLOS Pathogens, researchers at Emory University have discovered a potentially important mechanism by which the Ebola virus alters and evades the immune response of its ...
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The U.S. government is giving the go-ahead for publication of two controversial studies into the H5N1 avian (bird) flu virus, a top federal health official announced Friday.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- The World Health Organization is warning that dangerous scientific information could fall into the wrong hands after U.S. government-funded researchers engineered a form of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus more easily ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0