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'Clone by phone' makes for faster vaccine preparation
Why is China a hot zone for the deadliest strains of bird flu?
New strain of avian flu in China is deadlier to humans than birds, researchers report
Klash Is The App To Make Your Friends Dare-Double-Dare You

Guess When These 20 Sci-Fi Technologies Are Coming To Your Phone Or PC (IBM)

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IBM researchers are exploring new inventions and trends that will change every aspect of your life--everything from your health to your commute. They just released their annual "Five in Five" year-end predictions, in which they name five crazy-sounding technologies that will be ordinary in five years. The predictions they made in...
Guess When These 20 Sci-Fi Technologies Are Coming To Your Phone Or PC (IBM)
Scientists in China trace new bird flu strain H7N9 back to market chicken

Next two weeks will decide if the new H7N9 flu will undermine phone sales

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Next two weeks will decide if the new H7N9 flu will undermine phone sales
Keek videos more viral the flu, raise $18M to support global growth

Microfluidic chip to quickly diagnose the flu

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Researchers miniaturize a more expensive diagnostic test into a single-use microfluidic chip roughly the size of a miscroscope slide. [Read more]...
Microfluidic chip to quickly diagnose the flu

Science Panel Recommends Censoring Bird Flu Papers

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Morty writes "The National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) has recommended that details of two research papers involving Avian Flu not be published because of security concerns. At least one of the research groups says that their work should be logically reproducible. The NSABB's censorship recommendations do not...
Science Panel Recommends Censoring Bird Flu Papers

China cracks down on Internet bird flu rumors

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Chinese authorities have detained two Internet users for allegedly spreading rumors about the new bird flu virus on the nation's top Twitter-like microblogging site, Sina Weibo.The two Internet users, surnamed Li and Gong, deliberately created the online rumors as a way to draw attention, according to a Thursday posting...
China cracks down on Internet bird flu rumors
Early Flu Season Found Lurking in Social Data
Research finally published showing how bird flu virus can spread among mammals

Tracking Flu Season Online with ZocDoc

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ZocDoc allows over 2.5 million Americans to find and book doctors online or via app. What trends are they seeing due to this year's flu season? ZocDoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi joins digits to discuss....
Tracking Flu Season Online with ZocDoc

Editor's Letter: When graphing gets friendly

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. We've escaped Las Vegas. While a few of us were stricken by the CES Death Flu, and poor Danny Mak was rather more literally struck by a car whilst crossing Paradise Road, we...
Editor's Letter: When graphing gets friendly

Disruptions: Data Without Context Is Worth Nothing at All

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According to Google Flu Trends, at the flu season's peak in mid-January, nearly 11 percent of the United States population had influenza -- double the official federal estimates....
Disruptions: Data Without Context Is Worth Nothing at All

Flu experts rebut conflict claims : Nature News

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Flu experts rebut conflict claims : Nature News

YouTube - Swine Flu Cover-up, Climategate Whitewash, Goldman Hangout - Sunday Update

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YouTube - Swine Flu Cover-up, Climategate Whitewash, Goldman Hangout - Sunday Update

Lettrs Tackles Letter-Sending in the Digital Age

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I’ve always loved letters, both sending and receiving them. And in the age of email overload, I appreciate letters even more. It just feels more personal when someone takes the time to handwrite a note and find a mailbox to drop it into. So a new website called Lettrs immediately...
Lettrs Tackles Letter-Sending in the Digital Age

Fast flu: real-time influenza data

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Sometimes, it can be hard for health agencies to see national patterns in flu viruses, let alone international ones. Google Flu Trends is an attempt to make that data available in real-time using flu-related search queries. Mona Chalabi    ...
Fast flu: real-time influenza data

Information is Beautiful: who can catch which flu?

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A new strain of bird flu has broken out in the Shanghai area of Eastern China. David McCandless asks who can catch which flu?• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianH7N9? H5N1? H1N1? H9N2? H7N7? A new, deadly strain of "bird flu" - H7N9- has broken out in...
Information is Beautiful: who can catch which flu?

Text messages prompting people to get their flu shot

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The overall flu vaccination rate remains low, but researchers say reminders by text will soon become the norm. [Read more]...
Text messages prompting people to get their flu shot

TechCrunch Redesign Mockup [Do Not Publish]

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Alexia’s Notes AOL Palo Alto HQ — Redesign Meeting — Wednesday, January 16th, 2013: There are a bunch of people in this meeting who I don’t know. I think they might work for TechCrunch. They don’t know who I am either. Half of the people in this room are...
TechCrunch Redesign Mockup [Do Not Publish]
Killer cure: why is the US creating new viruses, and stockpiling the vaccines?

Researchers use Twitter to track flu outbreak

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Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are using Twitter to track what has been a particularly severe flu season across the U.S....
Researchers use Twitter to track flu outbreak

WHO flu experts reject charges of business influence in pandemic - Health & Families, Life & Style - The Independent

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WHO flu experts reject charges of business influence in pandemic - Health & Families, Life & Style - The Independent
ZeroAccess: A look at just how big a botnet can get

German Magazine Shows Drug Company's Influence on WHO to Engineer Swine Flu Fake Pandemic

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German Magazine Shows Drug Company's Influence on WHO to Engineer Swine Flu Fake Pandemic

WHO accused of losing public confidence over flu pandemic | World news | The Guardian

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WHO accused of losing public confidence over flu pandemic | World news | The Guardian
Children whose mothers had flu while pregnant may be at higher risk of bipolar disorder
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