Structure of a retrovirus at a potentially vulnerable stage

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have for the first time uncovered the detailed structure of the shell that surrounds the genetic material of retroviruses, such as HIV, at a crucial and...

Chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy increases survival in brain tumor patients

Patients with a deadly type of brain cancer could benefit from treatment in which chemotherapy is added to radiotherapy.

Human heart development slower than other mammals

The walls of the human heart are a disorganised jumble of tissue until relatively late in pregnancy, despite having the shape of a fully...



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