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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By February 27, 2014

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Scientists crowdfunding AIDS vaccine, want to give it away for free

By reverse engineering the mechanisms of people born with natural immunity to AIDS, a team of scientists is working to bring a free AIDS vaccine to all the world.

By January 23, 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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Meet Keys, a modular musical keyboard that fits in your backpack and links with your iPhone

Targeted at piano novices and experienced musicians, Keys is the first modular keyboard with full-sized LED keys that features gesture control, as well as PC and iPhone connectivity.

By March 5, 2015

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By September 4, 2013

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By August 8, 2013

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By June 27, 2013

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Facebook takes steps to fight Ebola

The company is helping out with health education and emergency voice and data services, and giving its users an easy way to make donations.

By November 6, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014

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The 404 Show: Superhero movie overkill? Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs

We're finishing up the week with the question: is Hollywood's superhero factory comic book overkill? Plus we'll talk about Christian Bale's confirmed role as Steve Jobs in a new biopic, Uber flu shot delivery and confirmation that Google Glass people still freak us out.

By October 24, 2014