Saturday, February 02, 2008

HIV and the seminal discovery

All news is good news when it comes to discovering how the HIV virus operates.
clipped from www.int.iol.co.za
 Researchers make startling HIV discovery
Hamburg - Researchers in Germany have discovered that a protein found in semen makes HIV 100 000 times more virulent than it is alone - thus helping to explain why more than 80 per cent of human-immunodeficiency-virus (HIV) infections are transmitted via sexual intercourse.
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3 comments:

becky said...

wow...

thanks for sharing.

becky

Jenny Hillebrand said...

If that's a seminal discovery, what do we learn in seminary?! Pun intended I presume?

David Barbour said...

Yip, I think the word seminary stems from the word semen (seed)??