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3 hrs ago | WWLP

E. coli in the CT River is at a very high level

Very heavy rain fell across western Massachusetts last week causing flash flooding and a lot of runoff into the Connecticut River.

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Related Topix: Health, Weather, Sunderland, MA, Greenfield, MA, Northampton, MA

4 hrs ago | WWLP

Hampton Ponds beaches closed due to E. coli

Andy Gloss, Lead Supervisor at Hampton Ponds State Park , told 22News that water from both beaches at Pequot Pond was tested on Monday.

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Related Topix: Health

7 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Gel that wards off superbugs may arrive soon

Researchers from Queen's University in Canada have developed a gel out of natural proteins that kills staph and E. coli.

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Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Some Northland beaches still contaminated

A no water contact advisory has been lifted for the Lakewalk East/16th Avenue East Beach and the Grand Marais Campground Beach.

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Related Topix: Health, Minnesota Government, Minnesota

11 hrs ago | State Journal

Cooking with Kay: Keeping it clean in the kitchen

Cleanliness is next to godliness - a phrase millions of mothers have used to coax reluctant children into baths.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Health

15 hrs ago | CiteULike

Strength of Selection Pressure Is an Important Parameter Contributing ...

Revealing the genetic changes responsible for antibiotic resistance can be critical for developing novel antibiotic therapies.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Atlantic

Your Sushi May Be Getting Smarter

Every year, some 48 million people in the United States get sick from something they ate.

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Related Topix: Life, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Food, Food Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News

CFRA

Alberta Health Services investigates 122 cases of E. coli, source unknown

Alberta Health Services says 122 people across the province have been diagnosed with potentially dangerous E. coli germs over the past month.

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Related Topix: Health

CiteULike

Osmotic Pressure in a Bacterial Swarm

Biophysical Journal , Vol. 107, No. 4. , pp. 871-878, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2014.05.052 Using Escherichia coli as a model organism, we studied how water is recruited by a bacterial swarm.

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Related Topix: Health

WCAX-TV Burlington

Boil water order in Fair Haven

The Vt. Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division says E. coli was found in one of the most recent samples of the water supply in Fair Haven.

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Related Topix: Fair Haven, VT, Health

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Shiga Toxin 2A - "Encoding Bacteriophages in Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli O104:H4 Strains

To the Editor: In 2011, enteroaggregative Escherichia coli O104:H4 strains that produce Shiga toxins caused an outbreak of hemorrhagic disease affecting nearly 4,000 patients in Europe .

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacter cloacae Isolates Producing KPC-3, North Dakota, USA

To the Editor: Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae continue to emerge as a serious public health threat throughout the world .

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Related Topix: Fargo, ND, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Castanet.net

The good, the bad, the E. coli

Castanet conducted our own tests and had a water analysis company take a look. All 10 beaches or waterways we tested on August 5 and 6, 2014 were considered to be in the 'safe level.'

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Related Topix: Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Canada,

The Times of Israel

Israelis design artificial cells that make things

Israeli scientists have created an artificial network of cells that act like the real thing, even performing life's most basic process - protein synthesis.

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Related Topix: Health, University of Minnesota, Genetics, Medicine

MLive.com

Flint officials say 'abnormal' test to blame in E. coli scare, water boil advisory remains

Flint City Councilman Eric Mays holds a glass of treated water from the Flint River before tentatively taking a sip during a ceremony to stop the intake of water from Detroit on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Flint Water Treatment Plant.

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Related Topix: Health, Flint, MI, Detroit, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Medical News

Queen's University scientists make breakthrough in fight against hospital superbugs

The team from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's have developed the first innovative antibacterial gel that acts to kill Pseudomonas aeruginosa , staphylococci and E. coli using natural proteins.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

New Jersey Herald

E-coli bacteria in water causes Fredon to drill new well

Photo by Joe Carlson/New Jersey Herald. - Ground is broken for a new building in the River Styx area of Hopatcong.

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Related Topix: Health, New Jersey, Hopatcong, NJ, Vernon, NJ, Boat Disaster

RTE.ie

NI scientists develop new gel to fight superbugs

Scientists in Northern Ireland claim they have made a significant advance in the fight against hospital superbugs, including those most resistant to antibiotics.

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The Star Online

Bacteria in your drinking water

The Star conducted the tests together with Forum Air Malaysia, an organisation formed to assist the National Water Services Commission.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Engineered Bacteria Stick To Cancer Cells

Researchers mixed HeLa cancer cells expressing green fluorescent protein with Escherichia coli engineered to express a synthetic adhesin that binds to GFP.

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Related Topix: Health

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