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Infectious/emerging diseases

Researchers show that it’s not the cold air on its own that creates the spike in flu cases.

Inside Science Television

Warm winters usually make the next year's flu season worse than average.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New tools help forecast risk of climate-dependent diseases.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Here are some of the science and engineering stories circulating online that address the issues behind the games.

Chris Gorski, Editor

Blocking infectious disease depends to a surprising degree on taking local steps.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

By quickly providing answers, new DNA sequencers are helping combat outbreaks of deadly diseases.

Carrie Arnold, Contributor

New research shows how female mosquitoes use their noses to locate humans to bite, and a novel way to stop them.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

New studies show how satellite images can predict the spread of human illness.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Hope for fighting malaria may reside in the guts of African mosquitoes.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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