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Antiviral marketing: Kaspersky and me

Russian security vendor Kaspersky turns to YouTube for funny, edgy advertising campaign.

By Oct. 10, 2007


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 Feb. 25, 2014


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 Jan. 2, 2014


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 Sep. 24, 2013


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 Aug. 14, 2009


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 Aug. 12, 2011


Utilities Updates: Surf Express 1.5.1; Extensions Strip 1.9 and more

Utilities Updates: Surf Express 1.5.1; Extensions Strip 1.9 and more

By Dec. 2, 1998


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 Sep. 8, 2010


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 Apr. 27, 2009


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 Oct. 27, 2009