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HIV

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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'Blue Waters' supercomputer helps crack HIV code

Researchers say they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects HIV's genetic material and enables it to debilitate the immune system.

By May 29, 2013

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Baby 'functionally' cured of HIV

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Mississippi, US, have effected a "functional cure" of a baby born HIV positive.

By March 3, 2013

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Two-year-old infected with HIV 'functionally cured'

Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.

By March 3, 2013

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Two men cleared of AIDS virus after bone marrow transplants

Two previously HIV-positive Australian men have shown no signs of the AIDS virus for more than three years after receiving bone marrow transplants.

By July 18, 2014

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Bill Gates-funded super bananas ready for human testing

Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.

By June 16, 2014

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Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014

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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By March 27, 2014

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Watch a virus-like particle try to enter a cell -- in 3D

Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.

By February 25, 2014