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Podcast: Going viral online

In 2008, researchers from Google announced that they could predict outbreaks of the flu up to two weeks before the US authorities, by monitoring people’s Google search behaviour. The algorithm tracked searches for flu symptoms and remedies, which would increase … Continue reading

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Studying intestinal viruses in Uganda: Dr Lucy Thorne

Earlier this year, Dr Lucy Thorne visited Uganda on a Research Visit Grant from the Microbiology Society. Lucy travelled to Entebbe to begin a research project studying how common intestinal viruses are in Ugandan children. While she was out there, we … Continue reading

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