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Science in Action: Deadly Dengue Virus | California Academy of Sciences

♪ (light electronic music) ♪ The dengue virus is a mosquito-borne virus that infects over 100 million people each year and there is currently no vaccine available to prevent this infection. The common name for the virus is called breakbone fever, and that’s actually a really good description of how the virus makes you feel. […]

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Viruses

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is the third podcast in the Life on Earth series. In this one I’m going to talk about things that aren’t really alive. And those are viruses. In 1982 Richard Skrenta, when we have a 15 year old high school student was sick of people taking his disks and […]

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Grand Prize Winner – Olivia Hallisey – Google Science Fair 2015

I’m Olivia, I’m 17 and I live in Greenwich, Connecticut. My favorite things in the world are swimming and science. My family loves science too, that’s probably where I get it from! My teacher encouraged us to watch the news and see what was going on in the world. That’s how I became intrigued by […]

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