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Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses Some Vaccines Support Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses

27 July 2015 — Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more-virulent versions of a virus to survive, putting unvaccinated individuals at greater risk of severe illness. The research has important implications for food-chain security and food-chain economics, as well as for other diseases that affect humans and agricultural animals.

Black hole, quiet since 1989, now caught burping a rare X-ray flare (30 June 2015)

Charlton honored with President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration (30 June 2015)

Lord of the Rings: Astronomers Pinpoint the Location of a Mysterious Neutron Star with Superlative Rings of X-ray Light (23 June 2015)

Cavener named new dean of the Eberly College of Science (19 June 2015)

Song Tan awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement (18 June 2015)

Marylyn Ritchie appointed Paul Berg Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (18 June 2015)

John Badding awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement (18 June 2015)

A First: Exoplanet smaller than Earth gets its size and mass measured (16 June 2015)

Disabling infection-fighting immune response speeds up wound healing in diabetes (15 June 2015)

Unlocking the biofuel energy stored in plant cell walls: Plants may no longer be an untapped energy source (9 June 2015)

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