myxoma virus

  • Frank Fenner – Australian original

    Best known for his role in eradicating smallpox, Fenner was also passionate about the environment.

    Each year the Australian Government recognises the nation’s scientists and science educators by awarding the Prime Mi...

    Australia August 22, 2021
  • How the myxoma virus evolved new weapons against rabbits

    The myxoma virus developed a way of shutting down the immune response in rabbits.

    First the rabbit evolved resistance to the myxoma virus, then the virus evolved ways to shut down the rabbit’s immune...

    Biology August 14, 2017