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Computer model predicts severity of flu outbreaks

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.

By Dec. 9, 2010

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iPhone app tracks swine flu outbreaks

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.

By Sep. 2, 2009

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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 Jan. 25, 2014

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Shutdown will largely shutter NASA, other science projects

Furloughs are expected to impact several federal science programs, but essential services related to nation's safety and defense will be unaffected.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Reflected light maps Earth's vegetation

Using data collected by the VIIRS sensor aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, NOAA has created a map of the world's vegetation.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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10 must-see videos of the week

The life and death of the Sega Dreamcast, Apple iPhone 6 rumors, and the hottest cars CNET saw at the Detroit auto show.

By Jan. 17, 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 Jun. 13, 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 Mar. 29, 2012

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Apple updates Java for OS X

New versions of Apple's supported Java SE 6 runtime have been made available.

By Oct. 17, 2012

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Swine flu apps you'll want on your iPhone

If you're worried about the swine flu, keeping up to date on the latest news is paramount. That's why there are so many iPhone apps that do just that.

By Sep. 9, 2009