Scientists using supercomputer to study common cold virus

RawStory: Scientists in Australia are using the unprecedented power of a new supercomputer to model the workings and behavior of the common cold, a virus known as rhinovirus, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. It has long been a medical truism that curing the common cold is an impossibility, but recent studies of how the virus attaches to cells and how it replicates within the body have brought scientists to a spectacular new understanding of the virus, paving the way for new drugs and potentially life-saving cures.

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