Scientists find that severity of flu epidemics is largely determined by mutations in a specific protein, and devise a model to predict how widespread a flu virus will become.
Hypochondriacs, beware! The Outbreaks Near Me app may just scare you silly. On the other hand, it might just help you steer clear of H1N1 and other infectious diseases.
This week, the FU of the Week is served by author and Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington! We check out some zero dollar bills, look at a new alternate-reality game set in the future, and check out Semapedia, which allows you to post links to the Web in the real world! Plus tons more, including the Artist of the Week and a new Campfire discussion!
Security firm says fake music and movie files downloaded from Limewire and eDonkey instead runs ads on your computer.
NASA shares a video of animated images taken by satellite of the destructive storm that spawned a series of deadly tornadoes.
Members of the photo-sharing site say they're getting spam pictures of fruit smoothies. What's behind this juicy story?
IRL Shooter is seeking funding to begin sessions for Lazarus, the second part of its real-life first-person shooter, in Melbourne in October.
Passengers might think twice before blaring music, sneezing on strangers, or falling asleep drunk on the subway with these charming posters spotted in Japan.
Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.
Google's annual Flu Trends metric was wildly off last year. But scientists were able to leverage the company's data to design a far more successful system.