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5 hrs ago | CiteULike

Comparison of Methods for Processing Drinking Water Samples for the...

Applied and Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 74, No. 10. , pp. 3094-3098, doi:10.1128/aem.02009-07 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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11 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

A 'green' lantern

A Shepherd University microbiology instructor will share insights about the decline of frog populations at a Potomac Valley Audubon Society program next month.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Shepherd University, Kearneysville, WV, University of Georgia

22 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola: Canadians pulled from Sierra Leone as precaution

The Public Health Agency of Canada said in a statement late Tuesday it is finalizing plans to bring the three-person mobile team from Winnipeg'sNational Microbiology Laboratory home from Sierra Leone.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

CiteULike

Drugs from the seas - current status and microbiological implications

In Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol. 59, No. 2-3. , pp. 125-134, doi:10.1007/s00253-002-1006-8 The oceans are the source of a large group of structurally unique natural products that are mainly accumulated in invertebrates such as sponges, tunicates, bryozoans, and molluscs.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Inflammation, Medicine, Health

Lurgan Today

Paul leading the fight against killer viruses

Paul Duprex is making waves across the pond as a virus-taming scientist, having started his journey in King's Park Primary School.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Biology, Science

WebWire

Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. Appoints Mandy Palm as Senior ...

Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mandy Palm as its new Senior Account Manager supporting clients in the Western region of the United States.

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EurekAlert!

Common European MRSA originated in Africa

The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor, a team of international researchers reported this week in mBio , the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

New biomarker highly promising for predicting breast cancer outcomes

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

MU researchers discover protein's ability to inhibit HIV release

A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, University of Missouri researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Missouri, University of Missouri, Immunology, Biology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Copenhagen Post

Up to 12,000 Danes could be carrying MRSA

Between 6,000 and 12,000 Danes who have never been near a pig farm could be infected with porcine MRSA without knowing it.

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Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Biology, Science

Sun Aug 24, 2014

CiteULike

Microbiology: Microbiome science needs a healthy dose of scepticism

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CiteULike

Trends and barriers to lateral gene transfer in prokaryotes

Current Opinion in Microbiology , Vol. 14, No. 5. , pp. 615-623, doi:10.1016/j.mib.2011.07.027 Gene acquisition by lateral gene transfer is an important mechanism for natural variation among prokaryotes.

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CiteULike

Looking for Darwin's footprints in the microbial world

Trends in Microbiology , Vol. 17, No. 5. , pp. 196-204, doi:10.1016/j.tim.2009.02.002 As we observe the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, microbiologists interested in the application of Darwin's ideas to the microscopic world have a lot to celebrate: an emerging picture of the Tree of Life at ever-increasing resolution, an understanding ... (more)

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UnionLeader.com

Parasite stimulates immune response to fight cancer

David J. Bzik, PhD, professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Barbara Fox, senior research associate of Microbiology and Immunology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Immunology, Biology, Science

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Nation

PU awards 4 PhD degrees

Punjab University has awarded 4 PhD degrees to the scholars in which Yasir Rehman S/o Abdul Rehman in the subject of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics after approval of his thesis entitled "Analysis of Arsenic Resistant Bacteria and the Functional Potential of Microbial Communities from Arsenic Contaminated Soils", Abida Latif D/o Muhammad Latif ... (more)

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Castanet.net

Patient does not have Ebola

Dr. Karl Weiss, the director of infectious diseases at Montreal's Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, says the man was suffering from symptoms consistent with the virus when he was admitted on Friday.

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Crofs Blogs

How Canada developed pioneer drugs to fight Ebola

A significant portion of the funding for Canada's path-breaking research into an experimental therapy and a vaccine for Ebola came from the research arm of the Department of National Defence, which has spent nearly $7-million since 2002 developing the drugs as part of a program designed to shield this country from security threats.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Biology, Science,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Telegraph

Recognition for HIV lab in Silchar

Guwahati, Aug. 22: The National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories under department of science and technology of the Union government has accredited the HIV-testing laboratory at the department of microbiology of Silchar Medical College and Hospital, Silchar.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Recent Literature Review of Processing Methods for Recovery of Bacillus anthracis Spores

Silvestri, E., S. Perkins, D. Feldhake, T. Nichols, AND F. Schaefer. Recent Literature Review of Processing Methods for Recovery of Bacillus anthracis Spores.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, Germany

In-depth Africa

Music Video: Timelex Records Artiste: Tkay - Jo Ka Jo

Timelex Records' latest artiste, Adetokunbo Michael Adafin popularly known as TKay is a graduate of Microbiology from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State.

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