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Q&A: Details about the latest round of bird flu

In just a few days, a bird flu virus has led to the deaths of more than 400,000 turkeys and chickens on 10 farms in a southwest Indiana county that's the state's largest turkey producer. Here are some questions and answers ...

dateJan 20, 2016 in Other
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Video: Toward a universal flu shot

It's time to fend off the flu, and millions are getting their shot to defend against this year's predicted strains. The latest Speaking of Chemistry episode highlights recent research that might make this annual tradition ...

dateDec 03, 2015 in Other
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Irradiated anthrax can be sequenced—fast

These days, mail addressed to selected government offices gets irradiated, in order to kill any biological agents, notably anthrax spores. The downside of this is that viable spores have been needed to identify the anthrax ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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