Thanks personalandpolitics. This is why science is incredible.
This past January, researchers at Texas A&M University discovered a compound that kills the HIV virus before it can infect an individual. As an Aggie, I’m very proud my university. This adds to the excellent contributions to society that Texas A&M makes. I only wish this got more media attention than things like a showboating female yell leader candidate.
A powerful topical preventative for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, could soon be in the works thanks to a newly discovered molecular compound that research at Texas A&M Universityand the Scripps Research Institute shows dissolves the virus on contact.
The ability of the synthetic compound known as “PD 404,182” to break apart the AIDS-causing virus before it can infect cells was discovered by Zhilei Chen, assistant professor in the university’s Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, and her team of researchers. Their findings appear…
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