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Curing the Common Cold

Be careful what you wish for. The remedies may be far worse than the illness

December 27, 2010 — Veronique Greenwood

Flu Factories

The next pandemic virus may be circulating on U.S. pig farms, but health officials are struggling to see past the front gate

December 27, 2010 — Helen Branswell

Trained Rats Sniff Out TB

Rats can be trained to identify TB-positive sputum samples--and do it better than conventional techniques. Karen Hopkin reports

December 15, 2010

World AIDS Day Marks Progress Toward Prevention

Wednesday marks the 22nd annual World AIDS Day. In the past year several scientific advances have helped rekindle convictions that progress is being made against the spread of HIV and AIDS...

December 1, 2010 — Katherine Harmon
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