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Monitoring killer mice from space

The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah study says. The method also ...

dateFeb 15, 2011 in Ecology
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Scientists find measles' natural nemesis

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found that a known enzyme in cells protects against measles virus, likely by altering the virus's genetic material, RNA. Cells lacking the enzyme become highly vulnerable ...

dateJan 20, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Rapid flu testing

Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Children's Research Institute, and the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin have developed a rapid, automated system to differentiate strains of influenza. The related report ...

dateDec 29, 2009 in Medical research
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