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MERS outbreaks grow; Malaysian case had camel link

Outbreaks of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections expanded further today with reports of seven more cases in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and three...

Scientists demonstrate first contagious airborne WiFi virus

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown for the first time that WiFi networks can be infected with a virus that can move...

First dinosaurs identified from Saudi Arabia

Dinosaur fossils are exceptionally rare in the Arabian Peninsula. An international team of scientists from Uppsala University, Museum Victoria, Monash University, and the Saudi...

Qatar says MERS-CoV-infected camels now virus-free

A camel herd in Qatar that had Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infections associated with two human MERS cases now seems to be...

Magnetic particles in cooling water could prevent hotspots in nuclear plants

Cooling systems generally rely on water pumped through pipes to remove unwanted heat. Now, researchers at MIT and in Australia have found a way of...

Study suggests multiple MERS-CoV introductions

One of the big mysteries about the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is whether it jumped from animals to humans just once or...

4 more MERS cases from Saudi Arabia, 2 fatal

Translated information and media reports from Saudi Arabia today cited four more Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases there, two of which were...

Does dangerous Middle East coronavirus have an African origin?

The MERS-coronavirus is regarded as a dangerous novel pathogen: Almost 50 people have died from infection with the virus since it was first discovered...

University of Nevada professor studies structural basis for autism disorders

RENO, Nev. -- There is still much that is unknown about autism spectrum disorders, but a University of Nevada, Reno psychologist has added to the body of knowledge that researchers around the world are compiling to try to demystify, prevent and tre...

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