“Whale! Whale! There’s a whale at
11 o’clock!” somebody screamed from the left side
of the Star of Honolulu, Hawai‘i’s largest cruise
ship. All of a sudden, everyone crowded to the left side of
the cruise ship and gasped....
It has been known for years that monkeys are
not affected by the human version HIV. A new study has finally
revealed the reason—a protein in monkey genes prevent
HIV from replicating in their cells, in turn blocking the virus
from infecting monkey DNA.