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A faster way of discovering new flu vaccines | Eric ...

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Meet Eric Chen, finalist in Google Science Fair 2013.
Combining computer models and direct biological testing to develop new flu vaccines. The computer suggests a possible new drug or mechanism of action, which is then tested in the lab, and the results are fed back into the computer model. In this way a number of potent endonuclease inhibitors have been discovered, which may be used to synthesize drugs to combat new strains of flu.
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