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Influenza viruses alter constantly, which means vaccines need to keep changing too, often quickly to stay ahead of deadly outbreaks such as H5N1. Fortunately, a technique developed by St. Jude researchers — called the 8-plasmid reverse genetics system — is making the process much more efficient and protecting the health and well-being of people around the world.
Much of the nation’s underground infrastructure is nearing the end of its useful life and needs to be replaced — which will take a significant toll on the budgets of local governments and utilities. At the same time, sinkholes and ruptured water mains are occurring with alarming frequency throughout the country, creating a sense of urgency for upgrades. Using an electromagnetic scanning technology developed at Louisiana Tech University, Florida-based CUES Inc. is able to help civil engineers identify infrastructure most in need of repair and prevent catastrophic failures in underground systems.
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