The Medpedia Project Launches

February 26, 2009, 4:00 pm

The Medpedia Project has announced the public launch of the beta version of, a health resource and technology platform for the worldwide health community. Harvard Medical School, Stanford School of Medicine, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of Michigan Medical School and other...

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Scientists Map Genome of Common Cold Virus

February 12, 2009, 4:00 pm

Scientists have mapped the entire genome of the common cold virus. It won't lead to an immediate cure but it could be the next step in finding a cure. "We have the pieces all in place. They can't go in any other way. Now we have to understand what the pictures are telling us," said Dr. Stephen...

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Bill Gates Unleashes Mosquitoes on Unsuspecting Audience

February 5, 2009, 6:00 am

Bill Gates released a bunch of mosquitoes on the unsuspecting audience at the Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Conference. Gates was trying to demonstrate how easily malaria is spread. The mosquitoes Gates released did not carry the disease. "Malaria is spread by mosquitoes," Gates said while...

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