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Canadian scientists have rescued from death monkeys that were infected with a lethal dose of Ebola, in the latest study of an experimental drug that has been used on a handful of Ebola victims in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Israel, World News, Middle East

7 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers make surprising discoveries about the body's early responses to HIV infection

Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.

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7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

The early cost of HIV: Inflammatory response breaks down intestinal...

Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Ebola outbreak began at healer's funeral according to study

Pictured above is a colorized image of an Ebola virus virion. Credit: Centers for Disease Control microbiologist Frederick A. Murphy.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Immunology, Biology, Science, Harvard University

CTV

Canadian lab team returns from Ebola-affected Sierra Leone

Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Biology, Science, Epidemiology, Medicine, Germany

Bloomberg

France's Inserm in Talks With Guinea on Ebola Trials

France's state health institute, Inserm, is in talks with Guinea authorities on the first clinical trials of experimental Ebola therapies on patients ill with the virus in the West African country.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Biology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Food and Drug Administration

CBC News

New Ebola treatment cures infected monkeys

Gary Kobinger of the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg said the level of improvement in the infected monkeys treated with ZMapp exceeded his expectations.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Canada.com

Canadian scientists cure monkeys infected with Ebola using experimental drug

In this undated file photo provided by Kentucky BioProcessing, tobacco plants are grown in a controlled environment at the Kentucky BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky.

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NutraIngredients-USA

'Novel' synbiotic is well tolerated and linked to increases in beneficial gut species

A combination of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM and prebiotic cellobiose may boost populations of bacteria in the gut associated with improved host health, says a new study from Denmark and Finland.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, Lactobacillus, Supplement, Biology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Biotech firm opens headquarters, laboratories in Davis

Along with corporate offices, BioConsortia’s 5,700-square-foot facilities at 1940 Research Park Drive include microbiology and molecular biology labs, growth chambers and resources for genomic analysis.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Biology, Science, Agriculture, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Brandon Sun

First human study of Canadian-made Ebola vaccine to start within a few weeks.

The company that has licensed a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine says it hopes to start a Phase 1 trial on the serum within the next few weeks.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, New Orleans, LA

Infection Control Today

A New Breakthrough in RSV Research

The New England Journal of Medicine published research results today from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CBC News

3 Winnipeg scientists exposed to Ebola coming home

Dr. Joel Kettner, Manitoba's former chief medical officer of health, said three Canadian researchers exposed to the Ebola virus and recently evacuated from Sierra Leone likely won't spend any time in hospital when they get home.

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Related Topix: Canada, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel

Medical News Today

The roots of common European MRSA found 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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Medical News Today

Discovery of protein's ability to inhibit HIV release may lead to future antivirus therapies

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, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Reports Outline Applied microbiology and biotechnology Study Findings ...

Genomic analysis suggests the C. hutchinsonii genome lacks homologs to an obvious exoglucanase that previously seemed essential for cellulose degradation."

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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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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

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

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