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Blogger Jason Kottke has complied a succint, interesting description of the manufacturing process for the H1N1 influenza vaccine: The most striking feature of the H1N1 …

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Our videographer Todd Holland just put the finishing touches on his video chronicling the scanning of a 2,500-year-old mummy named Irethorrou. The video shows how …

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Over the weekend I noticed this great photo set on Flickr containing scans of a Lego MRI system. Apparently the Lego set was built as …

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There's a fantastic gallery of images over at MIT Technology Review showing how our ability to image the brain has evolved over 100 years. The …

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This is an absolutely fascinating NPR video that shows how a virus invades your body. According to the NPR story, scientific animation outfit XVIVO produced …

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First they conscripted E. coli into computations; now scientists have coaxed the bacteria into pushing on the teeth of a tiny crankshaft. The Physics arXiv …

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Steve Silberman has written a fascinating article for Wired about the increasing power of the placebo effect and its potential effect on the pharmaceutical industry. …

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Stanford bioengineering professor Stephen Quake has decoded his own genome for only $50,000. By comparison, the most recently sequenced human genome cost $250,000 to decode. …

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