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'60 Minutes': An inside look at H1N1 vaccine production

Scott Pelley reports on the manufacture, distribution, and safety of the H1N1 flu vaccine.

By November 2, 2009

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Want to steer clear of H1N1? Get off the couch

Mice that run regularly on a treadmill develop less severe flu symptoms, and even benefit from running for just 45 minutes on the day of infection, scientists report.

By October 29, 2009

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Portable, handheld DNA sequencer no bigger than a brick

Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.

By August 26, 2014

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Latest flu-related tech is largely about the greater good, not you

Vaccines; crowdsourcing apps to report your symptoms; calling a doc instead of going to the hospital.... Individuals benefit, yes, but the masses even more so.

By January 25, 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By January 10, 2014

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New flu detection test can be carried in a first aid kit

A novel device out of Brown University could lead to the widespread, real-time tracking of influenza.

By June 13, 2012

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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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Google spring clean shuts down some more services

The big G has pulled the plug on some more services, so let's see what's getting the chop.

By April 21, 2012

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Microfluidic chip to quickly diagnose the flu

Researchers miniaturize a more expensive diagnostic test into a single-use microfluidic chip roughly the size of a miscroscope slide.

By March 29, 2012

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Superdrug takes out common cold, other viruses

MIT researchers say a new approach destroys infected cells without harming healthy ones, in what sounds like a one-size-fits-all way to kill any virus.

By August 12, 2011