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epidemics

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Kardashian mom chooses Twitter to reveal baby pic

In a move that must make Facebook feel a touch ill, Twitter is yet again at the center of the world's attention. Well, who would ever watch "Keeping Up With The Syrians"?

By Aug. 23, 2013

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Princeton researchers use satellite images to track disease

Satellite imaging of nighttime lights helps track the migration and clustering of people, giving researchers the data they need to calculate the risk of outbreaks of infectious diseases such as measles and meningitis.

By Dec. 9, 2011

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'Barcoding' viruses could help detect mutated strains

A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.

By May. 14, 2012

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Unisys survey looks beyond cybersecurity

Semiannual report from consulting firm attempts to "get a sense of where the public is" on security.

By Nov. 18, 2008

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Tracking the flu by tracking the tweets

Computer scientists find that monitoring microblogging services such as Twitter is more effective and less expensive than the old-fashioned "syndromic surveillance" approach in predicting outbreaks.

By Sep. 29, 2010

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For Jobs, design is about more than aesthetics

Many people misunderstand the design genius of Apple. Sure, it's products look gorgeous. But Apple's great success with design is creating experiences that its customers crave.

By Aug. 24, 2011

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Pop!Tech 2008: "Scarcity and Abundance"

I will be attending the Pop!Tech conference in Camden, Maine this week. For the twelfth year, Pop!Tech will convene a network of 600 remarkable thinkers, doers, leaders, and global change agents in science, technology, social innovation, business, environ

By Oct. 19, 2008

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Gaming the next pandemic

Department of Defense commissions "serious game" to prepare for the next influenza pandemic.

By Nov. 28, 2008

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Terrorist threat rewrites the book on biowar

Institute updates treatise on biological warfare.

By Apr. 29, 2008

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Haiti quake: How to help

A list of charities including how to text the Red Cross and other charitable organizations.

By Jan. 21, 2010