November 26, 2012

Viruses like HIV build a “suit of armor” out of nucleic acids to protect their genetic information. If scientists could develop a clear picture of how a virus assembles this protective suit, called a capsid, it could reveal potential [Read more]

Clean Your Teeth and Check for HIV?

March 13, 2012

People are used to feeling uncomfortable at the dentist, whether its suffering the drill or trying to make conversation with a gloved finger in your mouth. Given this baseline, perhaps the dentists’ office is the perfect place for another [Read more]

The Other African AIDS Orphans

June 24, 2010

The World Cup in South Africa has rightly given the people of the continent reason to celebrate and show off their ability to host an international party. But there remain severe political, economic, and health problems in Africa that a month-long [Read more]