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August 11, 2011

 

Results As Good As Gold

Current tests to diagnose influenza are either lengthy and expensive or quick and inaccurate. A new method promises accurate results quickly and cheaply.

November 8, 2010

 

Finally a Cure for the Common Cold?

We all love our chicken noodle soup, but scientists may have found a more down-to-business strategy for conquering the common cold (and other viruses)!

October 29, 2010

 

What Are Microorganisms And Animalcules?

Theories about invisible particles causing disease go back almost 2,000 years, but it wasn't until the late 1600's that scientists finally saw microorganisms.

October 7, 2010

 

Swine Flu… Round Two?

Is another H1N1/Swine Flu scare going to happen again?

April 2, 2010

 

Your Genetic Cookbook: How Cells And Viruses Work

Have you ever gotten a virus and wondered how your body was fighting it off?

March 26, 2010

 

How Do Antibodies Fight AIDS?

How do antibodies work to fight off diseases like AIDS?

March 22, 2010

 

What Is Herpes Simplex?

You've heard a lot of talk about herpes simplex... now it's time to get the facts.

March 18, 2010

 

How Do Vaccines Keep People Healthy And Safe?

Have you ever gotten a vaccine and wondered what it did for your body?

March 12, 2008

 

Viruses May Help Invasive Plants Conquer New Ranges

What is the impact of humans domesticating plants for over 10,000 years? Do plants and other organisms change for better or worse? Tune in to find out.

April 3, 2007

 

A Hotel Yuk

If you're a germaphobe this may ruin your vacation plans. Find out what kind of germs are living in your hotel room.

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