In the latest episode of Medical Discovery News: The flu virus can mutate quickly, so to create an effective vaccine, each year scientists must predict the dominant strains. But advances in nanoparticles and molecular biology have the potential to revolutionize the flu vaccine. MDN is hosted by professors David Niesel at UTMB and Norbert Herzog at Quinnipiac University. Learn more at www.medicaldiscoverynews.com. The column also appears in the Abilene Reporter-News.