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A scientist stationed in Antarctica tells about the biggest scientific discovery of the year, and how to have fun at the Pole.
But still informative
The Doc plays private dick for a day and stumbles upon the secret of that deadly virus
When vaccine shortages strike, a way to use small amounts more efficiently may be the answer
Just make sure your sweat levels are optimal.
An illustrated explanation of why the world's most obnoxious virus at least doesn't stick around all year.
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Mexico returns to normal while other countries grapple with the spread of the disease. Plus, a flu blog roundup
Winter is coming.
Influenza viruses kill up to 646,000 people worldwide every year.
Also, human trials on H1N1 vaccine to start, worries about countries hoarding vaccine, and other influenza news
Ever wonder why December through March is the high season for cold and flu germs? Scientists at NIH may have the answer
The Big Question: How many people will it infect this year?
Science headlines in 2004
Hollywood genetically engineers some boffo box office
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
Packets of fizzy vitamins: 1. Flu: 0
H1N1's family tree, the first analysis of the virus, and safety tips from a guy in a gorilla costume
The industry and the F.A.A. say the climate effects of flying civilians into space will be negligible, but some scientists fret about the accumulation of black carbon in the stratosphere.
A cautionary tale about the limitations of big data