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Mad Science: Bird Flu Experiment Insane

Remember the whole bird flu scare of a year or two ago?  We dodged that bullet, so what are scientists doing now?  You guessed it:  creating a new strain of the avian flu virus that can jump from spec…

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Germ-Free Children: Freaking Out About the “Swine Flu”

Anyone who is up on their early 20th century world history is acquainted with the devastating 1918 Flu Pandemic (commonly known as the "Spanish Flu" and lasting from March 1918 until June of 1920) tha…

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