[Global] When tiny sea algae get sick, they may sneeze the seeds of clouds. Continue reading Viruses may help phytoplankton make clouds — by tearing the algae apart
[USA] Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa found that viruses infect not only people, but also phytoplankton. Dangerous Continue reading Dangerous virus which infects algae discovered in Hawaii
[Global] Marine viruses are major sources of mortality in ocean microbial communities and, consequently, are thought to have Continue reading Algal virus boosts nitrogen uptake in the ocean
[Canada] A research team at McGill University recently showed that red algae could be used to prevent human papillomavirus. Sindy Continue reading Can algae prevent HPV?
[USA] The transparent belly of a tiny beast has revealed how algae-infecting chloroviruses bloom in freshwater around the world, says a Continue reading Predators can drive increase in virus populations, new study shows
[USA] After a spate of cases of enterovirus (HEV-68) swept from the midwest states to cover most of the rest of the states, Continue reading Ben Locwin: What makes us take risks? Can viruses affect our thinking ability?
[Chile] A quiet coastline has become the world’s largest ever grave for endangered whales in what was described as an “apocalyptic sight”. Continue reading More than 300 endangered whales mysteriously wash up dead on beach in ‘apocalyptic sight’
[USA] New research led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has provided the first direct evidence that an algae-infecting virus can invade and potentially replicate within some mammalian cells. Continue reading Study shows algae virus can infiltrate mammalian cells
After a spate of cases of enterovirus (HEV-68) swept from the midwest states to cover most of the rest of the states, there were several deaths reported, and cases of neurologic problems associated with the virus cropped-up. How common is it for viruses to impact Continue reading DNA v environment: Can viruses affect your thinking ability?