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How quickly things spread

Understanding the spread of infectious diseases in populations is the key to controlling them. If we were facing a flu pandemic, how could we measure where the greatest spreading risk comes from? This information could help ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Catching a coral killer

Coral reefs play an important role in marine ecosystems, so it's concerning to scientists, as well as ocean conservationists, that many coral reefs around the world are in distress or dying off.

dateDec 20, 2011 in Environment
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Watching viruses 'friend' a network

From SARS to swine flu, virus outbreaks can be unpredictable — and devastating. But now a new application through the ubiquitous social networking site Facebook, developed in a Tel Aviv University lab, is poised to serve ...

dateAug 30, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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