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54 min ago | Pittsburgh Magazine

Returning to Roots

Like Rocky, the procedure has gone the distance: Nearly four decades later, the root canal endures.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Biology, Science, Health, Sleep

1 hr ago | BioSpace

Corporate Governance Developments At

Philippe ARCHINARD, President of Lyonbiopole, replaces Alain MERIEUX as President of BIOASTER.


Related Topix: France, World News, Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases

6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Clinical trial of herpes vaccine now enrolling patients

Creating a successful vaccine against two members of the family, the sexually transmitted herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 , has proven to be challenging.


Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health, Genetics, Biology, Science

10 hrs ago | Water Online

Veolia Receives Us Epa Approval Of TECTAa Automated Microbiology System

System combines proven microbiological indicators with state-of-the-art instrumentation to automate E. coli and total coliform bacteria testing.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, E. Coli, Health, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Scientists discover new, noncommittal mechanism of drug resistance

These permanent mutations were once thought to be the only way for drug-resistant strains to evolve.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Duke University, Infectious Diseases

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Food Quality News

Waters acquires REIMS technology

REIMS technology, from MediMass, has shown the ability to bring ambient ionization sampling into real world applications such as food safety and microbiology.


Related Topix: Biology, Science


How cats may help people with cancer

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite found in cat poop that can make both people and cats ill.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Immunology

World Magazine

Trumpeting a dinosaur horn

A few miles outside Glendive, Montana, on May 12, 2012, the sun beat down on three researchers as they hammered away at sandstone.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Glendive, MT, Biology

Thu Jul 24, 2014


The microbes make the sake brewery

A sake brewery has its own microbial terroir, meaning the microbial populations found on surfaces in the facility resemble those found in the product, creating the final flavor according to research published ahead of print in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology .


Related Topix: Sake, Drink, Biology, Science, UC Davis, Davis, CA


Alios BioPharma Reports Positive Results Of Its Anti-RSV Nucleoside...

Alios BioPharma, Inc., a biotechnology company developing proprietary therapeutics for respiratory viral diseases, today announced positive results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 challenge study of its oral anti-RSV nucleoside analog AL-8176.


Related Topix: Immunology, University of Tennessee, Biology, Science

Windsor Beacon

CDC lifts moratorium on shipment of TB samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is resuming shipments of some dangerous biological samples to and from one of its high-security labs less than two weeks after imposing a moratorium in the wake of serious safety lapses with anthrax and bird flu, the agency announced Thursday.


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


Melinta Therapeutics (Formerly known as Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)...

Melinta Therapeutics today announced that the company and investigators will be making eight presentations at the annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy , an American Society for Microbiology meeting.


Related Topix: Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Biology, Science, Chemistry

Salisbury Journal

Vigilance over PED

PORCINE epidemic diarrhoea has spread through more than 30 states in the USA this year, driving up the price of pork products.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Netherlands, World News, Biology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Hardy Diagnostics Employees Earn Key Microbiology Certification

Hardy Diagnostics , an employee-owned company in Santa Maria, is pleased to announce the certification of Christopher Massey, R&D manager; Kerry Davies Pierce, technical services manager; and Rianna Malherbe, R&D microbiologist/technical support specialist as registered microbiologists in pharmaceutical and medical device microbiology with the ... (more)


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Technical Services, Washington DC

Folio Weekly

Big Snapper

In June, an unnamed American exchange student visiting Germany's Tubingen University, exploring a large marble sculpture outside the school's institute for microbiology and virology, was trapped inside and had to be rescued by firefighters.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: United States Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests Report 2014-2018

Advanced flow cytometry and microbiology tests will provide more opportunity for manufacturers than POC tests or clinical chemistry test products sold in the United States.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine


Coronavirus found in air sample near Jeddah camel barn

Researchers in Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday they have found genetic traces of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus in the air of a barn that housed a sick camel in Jeddah, Saudi Gazette reported.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Communication between nostril/skin microbiome bacteria can influence pathogen behavior

A team of scientists has made an important discovery about the molecular interactions that occur between generally benign species of Propionibacterium bacteria and the pathogenic bacterium Staphylococcus aureus , the cause of most "staph" infections.


Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Biology, Science, Immunology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Biology News Net

Report on viruses looks beyond disease

In contrast to their negative reputation as disease causing agents, some viruses can perform crucial biological and evolutionary functions that help to shape the world we live in today, according to a new report by the American Academy of Microbiology.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Daily Star

Prof Naiyyum gets bail

The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to Prof Naiyyum Choudhury, former chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, in a case, which the professor said was lodged to defame him.


Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Biology, Science,