A tumor-killing virus could treat eye cancer and save children's sight
The only treatment for retinoblastoma is surgical removal of the eye—but scientists may have found another way:...
Paige and the virus hunter
Drugs couldn’t stop her infection — so she asked Ben Chan to get her a virus, instead.
Fighting superbugs with viruses
This Yale scientist's experimental treatment is a Texas woman's last resort.
Air travel could be stopping the next plague
Our hyper-connected world might be protecting us against devastating plagues.
Meet the 380 trillion viruses inside your body
Scientists aren't exactly sure yet what the "virome" is up to, but it's probably important.
New evidence suggests viruses may trigger Alzheimer’s
For the first time in a long time, there's a new direction for potential Alzheimer's treatments.
We found the oldest human virus: It's familiar (but weird)
The discovery cracks open a 7,000-year history of human-virus warfare. And it's raising weird questions.