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Compound made inside human body stops viruses from replicating
Compound made inside human body stops viruses from replicating 20 June 2018 A team of researchers has identified the mode of action of viperin, a naturally occurring enzyme in humans and other mammals that is known to have antiviral effects on viruses such as West Nile, hepatitis C, rabies, and HIV. This discovery could allow researchers to develop a drug that could act as a broad-spectrum therapy for a range of viruses.

Eberly College of Science promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018
Eberly College of Science promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018 19 June 2018 Fourteen tenured and tenure-line faculty in the Eberly College of Science have been promoted, effective July 1.

Capturing light in a waveguide array: Confined, insensitive light could improve lasers, solar cells
Capturing light in a waveguide array: Confined, insensitive light could improve lasers, solar cells 04 June 2018 Cheaper and more efficient photonic devices, such as lasers, optical fibers, and other light sources, may be possible with confined light that is unaffected by imperfections in the material that confines it, according to new research.

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