Treatment as Prevention: How the New Way to Control HIV Came to Be

It was an all too familiar story to those who study HIV. Kimberly Page, an epidemiologist at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), had just returned from Cambodia, where she had been conducting research on how to protect people from getting infected with the AIDS-causing virus.

A Trial of an Anti-HIV Gel in Women Is Halted

To contain the AIDS epidemic, it will take far more than simply finding and treating every patient who is infected with HIV. To truly halt the virus’ march, you will also need to shield healthy people from being infected in the …

Online Gamers Solve a Tricky AIDS Puzzle

Who says you need a biochemistry degree to engineer an AIDS breakthrough? As our colleague Matt Peckham wrote on Techland, a bunch of online gamers have managed to crack a puzzle that AIDS researchers have been trying to solve for years.

Glow-in-the-Dark Cats May Help Shed Light on AIDS

A litter of fluorescent kittens is illuminating more than their proud mother’s eyes. These glowing animals have been genetically engineered to make blood cells that are resistant to feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV, the …

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