An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
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.
A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.
It could shorten the season for respiratory tract infections, study says. But it could also lead to more heat-related deaths.