13 Results for

antiviral

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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

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How to better spy on a childhood virus

Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.

By January 2, 2014

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Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013

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Superdrug takes out common cold, other viruses

MIT researchers say a new approach destroys infected cells without harming healthy ones, in what sounds like a one-size-fits-all way to kill any virus.

By August 12, 2011

Review

Avira AntiVir Personal 8

AntiVir Personal 8 provides more than adequate malicious-software protection, but for the price, we expected more features and polish.

By December 2, 2008

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Antivirus isn't dead--it's growing up

Despite longtime diagnoses that antivirus software is doomed, security will become a service for mobile devices, experts predict.

By September 8, 2010

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Gates, the philanthropist, on lessons learned (Q&A)

Microsoft's chairman tells CNET about his philanthropic work over the past year, travels to Africa and India, and his entry into the Twitterverse.

By January 24, 2010

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Bill Gates casts self as 'impatient optimist'

In a speech on global health, Bill and Melinda Gates tout some successes but also call for more action to nearly halve the number of childhood deaths worldwide within 15 years.

By October 27, 2009

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How condoms for men could be a thing of the past

Scientists at the University of Utah are making progress with a "molecular" gelatinous condom to be applied by women, on women, for women.

By August 14, 2009

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CDC using Twitter for swine flu information

The Centers for Disease Control is using Twitter to send out updates about swine flu including news reports and links to consumer resources.

By April 27, 2009