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Computer Model Could Help Prevent Flu Pandemic
Close disease surveillance and targeted use of anti-viral drugs could prevent a small outbreak of avian flu from becoming an influenza pandemic.
Researchers Determine Reason for Deadly Spread of 1918 Influenza
New studies reveal that the 1918 strain of influenza that killed 20 million people worldwide underwent subtle alterations that increased its ability to bind to human cells.
Researchers Model Evolution of Influenza Virus
Researchers have developed a theoretical model that shows how pressure exerted by the immune response can drive evolution of influenza virus.
HHMI SCIENTISTS AND PANDEMIC FLU
B. Brett Finlay, Ph.D.
Robert A. Lamb, Ph.D., Sc.D.
Stephen C. Harrison
Donald E. Ganem
FROM THE HHMI BULLETIN
A Bout with Flu
As influenza smashes evolutionary barriers, scientists wonder: Is this the coming of the next pandemic?
FROM ASK A SCIENTIST
Rhythmicity of viral infections
Colds, flu, and temperature
Pandemic Flu Episode
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Cover Story: I Am a Scientist
HHMI's EXROP program has helped hundreds of underrepresented minorities identify as researchers, a key step toward a science career.
A Structural Toolbox
No longer content with static snapshots, biologists are using a medley of techniques to get a global view of molecules at work.
The O'Shea Way
HHMI's new chief scientific officer Erin O'Shea applies an uncommon intensity to her research and training&151;of students and German shepherds.
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