Flu Games

If you're worried about an H1N1 flu resurgence, head on over to the iPhone app store, says Scientific American. Children's Hospital Boston and the MIT Media Lab developed an application, called Outbreaks Near Me.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.