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The newly discovered H7N9 avian flu is already giving doctors and researchers a hard time. News sources, including the BBC, say that H7N9 has been confirmed in 131 patients and has caused 36 deaths since it was first recognized. And the real trouble may just be getting started. Because according to researchers and doctors, this...

According to scientists, researchers, and public health agencies, antibiotic resistance among a specific species of salmonella is a growing concern to those in the US and Canada. Between 2003 and 2013, researchers in Canada collected several samples from patients seeking medical attention for salmonella poisoning. Of the nearly 100 samples of the serotype Salmonella Kentucky, roughly 30%...

According to the science news enthusiasts and bug watchers at the CDC, the 2012-2013 flu season was particularly harsh, beginning early, running late, and spreading like wildfire. Part of the reason for the brutal flu season was the fact that flu viruses mutate and create new strains so quickly that by the time you get...

Barcelona’s Supercomputing Center made a big splash in the science news world this month with a human heart built by one of their supercomputers. Led by doctors and researchers, the Alya Red project is set to revolutionize the way we approach future drug testing. The supercomputer-created heart recreates every major function of a biological heart, including...