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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.

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)

Mercedes Richards elected Councilor of American Astronomical Society (4 June 2015)

Invasive microbe protects corals from global warming, but at a cost (2 June 2015)

MINERVA Telescope Array Dedicated in Ceremony on Mount Hopkins (28 May 2015)

Booker named an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (22 May 2015)

Andrew Read elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (21 May 2015)

Astrobiology students explore alien environment on Earth (20 May 2015)

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