The AutoComplete function on Google Search? Google Flu Trends? The Dead Sea Scrolls project? All developed with the help of Google's Israel R&D unit. It's head Yossi Matias sits down with Fast Company for a chat.
Did you get a H1N1 flu shot? You can thank unhatched chicken eggs for that. But a new venture dubbed Project GreenVax aims to take animals completely out of the equation by making vaccines with tobacco plants.
Influenza nesting on an open pore, e. coli nipping at your tongue... ah the holidays, a terrifying time of year for germaphobes. All those parties and potlucks, handshakes and hugs—it's a veritable H1N1 smorgasbord out there. That's why we've gathered this hygienic gift basket full of cutting-edge products that will sterilize the fear gripping the germaphobe in your life.
If you're like several of us, you've received the email claiming to offer info about state H1N1 vaccination programs run by the CDC. Considering the frenzy that's ensued over the national shortage of H1N1 vaccines, it's easy to understand why you might be anxious to follow the link within.
As the start of a new school year begins, concerns over H1N1—aka swine flu—are growing. Everyone's waiting to hear when a vaccine will be available, and earlier this summer, the CDC predicted that 120 million doses ...
In July, the World Health Organization threw its hands up, declared H1N1 the
fastest spreading pandemic ever, and said tracking individual
cases was hopeless. But that hasn't stopped Google and, now, GE Healthcare from trying.
Reports about the new swine flu surfaced last March. By April, there was an App for that. Now there are close to 30 swine flu-related Apps in Apple's Store, the most recent from Harvard Medical School.