H5N1

Ultraviolet Light vs. Virus: An Aerial Battle

January 24, 2012

Over the past year, I’ve been having conversations with my 4 year-old nephew, Miles, about immunology.  I know what you’re thinking.  What 4 year-old can grasp the concept, much less sit still long enough to learn about it?  But as it turns out, when it comes to good guys and bad guys in battle he’s […]

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Flu Fighters Take a Break

January 24, 2012

Flu season ended early this year for 39 separate laboratories across the world when they collectively halted research on the pathogenic avian H5N1 influenza virus.  Effective immediately, the researchers’ statement explained that they would stop ongoing breakthrough research for 60 days to allow for public discussion and debate.  The biggest cause for concern?  In November, […]

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