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Universal Flu Vaccine on Anvil

Each year, scientists create an influenza (flu) vaccine that protects against a few specific influenza strains that researchers predict are going to be the most common during that year. Now, a new study shows that scientists may be able to create a ‘universal’ vaccine that can provide broad protection against numerous influenza strains, including those that could cause future pandemics. ...

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NASA to Launch SMAP Mission to Study Moisture, Predict Drought Accurately

NASA has announced the launch of its upcoming Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission on January 29 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to provide accurate, highest-resolution global measurements of soil moisture ever obtained from space. SMAP will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket and maneuver into a 426-mile (685-kilometer) altitude, ...

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