1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
John Meredith, our Head of Education and Outreach, discusses the anti-science prejudice of the movie Dallas Buyers Club. Such films create a mistrust in research while encouraging crank science.
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
Interview with Dr Monsef Benkirane, Director of the human genetic CNRS institute, Montpellier and specialist in HIV
Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
Cameloids have small antibodies that can dock in the cell receptors used by HIV virus
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.