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New tech can detect even viruses yet to be discovered

Researchers say a next-gen sequencing approach allows them to subtract the entire human genetic sequence from the genetic material of a blood sample and identify viruses based on what remains.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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McAfee looks to combat vehicle viruses

Intel's McAfee security unit is working on ways to prevent vehicles from becoming vulnerable to malicious software.

By Aug. 21, 2012

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Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By Oct. 20, 2011

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'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

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.

By May. 14, 2012

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E-mail viruses most likely to appear in the morning

Cybercriminals tend to e-mail viruses from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., a new Global Security Report reveals.

By Feb. 9, 2012

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Kama Sutra causes viruses

Google buys an e-book company but faces trouble with its planned acquisition of ITA Software, the News Corp. iPad magazine is delayed, and a new virus parades as a Kama Sutra how-to guide.

By Jan. 14, 2011

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Optical nanotweezers can isolate, manipulate viruses

Engineers at Harvard say the device, which they reveal in Nature Communications, uses light from a laser to trap nanoparticles such as viruses and study them more closely.

By Sep. 26, 2011

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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 Aug. 12, 2011

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.

By Jul. 4, 2013

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'Nanoscope' makes live viruses visible for first time

High-tech microscope breaks record for tiniest object viewable under normal light. And with no limit on imaging capacity, who knows what life forms may soon be seen?

By Mar. 2, 2011