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Los Alamos National Laboratory model predicts a late start to the flu season

Dec. 15, 2015—The flu season will likely peak in February in most parts of the United States, according to a model developed by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The Mold Rush

Los Alamos scientists have developed a genome-to-drugs pipeline, cutting the time and costs for basic development of drug candidates from decades to months—and discovered two new antibiotics along the way.

Los Alamos creates bioinformatics tool for metagenome analysis

March 18, 2015 - Scientists have developed a new method for DNA analysis of microbial communities such as those found in the ocean, the soil, and our own guts.

3 Big Data Initiatives that are Targeting the Measles Outbreak

March 18, 2015 - Big data is proving to be one of the best weapons in the fight against measles.

LANL develops website to help fight measles

February 14, 2015 - LANL scientists have designed the Biosurveillance Gateway to help public health officials in their fight against measles and other infectious diseases.

Biosurveillance Gateway Maps Epidemics in Effort to Learn Ways to Stop Contagion's Spread

February 09, 2015 - Public health officials can use the website to look at how some diseases had spread during epidemics and how they were stopped.

LANL: Supporting Biosurveillance Via The Web

January 28, 2015 - Los Alamos science team gathers a virtual biological toolkit for international disease outbreak response.

Science On Tap Presents Sara Del Valle Thursday

January 13, 2015 - Sara Del Valle and her team observe findings from their research on disease patterns from analyzing Wikipedia articles.

Mysteries of 'molecular machines' revealed

December 22, 2014 - Scientists are making it easier for pharmaceutical companies and researchers to see the detailed inner workings of molecular machines.

Software speeds detection of diseases and cancer-treatment targets

December 01, 2014 - The Lab has released an updated version of software that is now capable of identifying DNA from viruses and all parts of the Tree of Life.

Laboratory scientist discusses Integrative Biosurveillance

May 30, 2014 - Los Alamos National Laboratory research used in National Biosurveillance Strategy.

Alina Deshpande—Strengthening the fight against pandemics

March 10, 2014 - Dr. Deshpande is dedicated to strengthening the world’s fight against infectious diseases by providing new tools for early detection and mitigation of disease outbreaks.