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Cyber exploring the 'ecosystems' of influenzas

Predicting the infection patterns of influenzas requires tracking both the ecology and the evolution of the fast-morphing viruses that cause them, said a Duke University researcher who enlists computers to model such changes.

dateAug 05, 2009 in Ecology
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The host makes all the difference

For some people it is a certainty: as soon as the annual flu season gets underway, they are sure to go down with it. It is little comfort to know that there are other people who are apparently resistant to flu or overcome ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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A lightning-fast flu virus detector

A research team at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) builds a novel voltage-based biosensor for the influenza virus that is almost 100 times more sensitive than conventional tests, and can distinguish between human ...

dateMay 30, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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