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Biofilms: survival mechanisms of clinically relevant microorganisms.

Clinical microbiology reviews In Clin. Microbiol. Rev., Vol. 15, No. 2. , pp. 167-193, doi:10.1128/cmr.15.2.167-193.2002 Though biofilms were first described by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, the theory describing the biofilm process was not developed until 1978.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Nevada scientists' rapid diagnostic tests could save lives across the globe

Imagine being sick and knowing the disease could kill you before you're even diagnosed.

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Emergence of Klebsiella pneumoniae co-producing NDM-type and OXA-181 carbapenemases.

Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , Vol.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Microbiology & Immunology Seminar - Christopher Goodnow

In this week's lead story, Suze Myers explores the pros and cons of studying visual arts at a school like Columbia or Barnard, and what an art degree from one This week in history in 1979, University cafeteria and clerical workers voted 183-100 to halt a 15-day walkout and return to work.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Molecular biodiversity of mycotoxigenic fungi that threaten food safety.

International journal of food microbiology , Vol. 167, No. 1. , pp. 57-66, doi:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.06.033 Fungal biodiversity is one of the most important contributors to the occurrence and severity of mycotoxin contamination of crop plants.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Intestinal Microbiota and Species Diversity of Campylobacter and...

Ryu, H., K. Grond, B. Verheijen, M. Elk, D. Buehler, AND J. Santodomingo. Intestinal Microbiota and Species Diversity of Campylobacter and Helicobacter spp.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

What's lurking in your contact lens solution can cause you to go blind

New findings will be presented at a Society for the General Microbiology meeting in Liverpool, England on Wednesday to announce new medical research findings.

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Stanford

Institute to help experienced leaders explore new pathways

In an era in which people are living and working longer, universities may have a new role to play in society by offering programs designed to revitalize, re-engage and reconnect people who are midway through their life journeys and are ready to explore new pathways.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Biofilm-Growing Bacteria Involved in the Corrosion of Concrete...

Gomez-Alvarez, V. Biofilm-Growing Bacteria Involved in the Corrosion of Concrete Wastewater Pipes: Protocols for Comparative Metagenomic Analyses.

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Science

[Editorial] Influenza and the Live Poultry Trade

George F. Gao is director of the CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology at the Institute for Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing; vice president of the Beijing Institutes of Life Science, Beijing; president of the Chinese Society for Virology, Beijing; and deputy director general of the Chinese Center for ... (more)

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Then and now: use of 16S rDNA gene sequencing for bacterial...

Then and now: use of 16S rDNA gene sequencing for bacterial identification and discovery of novel bacteria in clinical microbiology laboratories Clinical Microbiology and Infection , Vol.

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MLive.com

University of Michigan president-elect Mark Schlissel appointed to medical school faculty

University of Michigan President-elect Mark Schlissel before Michigan's game against Michigan State, Sunday, February, 23, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Film & Music: Your next box set Orphan Black

As unique selling points go, Orphan Black's is just that extra bit special. This Canadian-made show about a young woman who discovers she is one of a "family" of clones stands out because of the perfomance, or rather performances, of its lead .

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Canada.com

It's Catching! written for the next generation of germ detectives

A I've always been fascinated by health and disease, even as a little tyke. I had a series of books describing great scientists, and my favourite by far was the volume about Louis Pasteur, one of the giants of microbiology.

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McCullers reviews influenza, bacterial superinfections in Nature Reviews Microbiology

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, was recently invited to submit a review in the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology , one of the world's foremost scientific publications.

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UniFrac: a New Phylogenetic Method for Comparing Microbial Communities

Applied and Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 71, No. 12. , pp. 8228-8235, doi:10.1128/aem.71.12.8228-8235.2005 We introduce here a new method for computing differences between microbial communities based on phylogenetic information.

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Newswise

New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazil

An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Research shows that bacteria survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than thought

Each year in the UK, bacterial infections cause around 6,000 cases of a severe eye condition known as microbial keratitis - an inflammation and ulceration of the cornea that can lead to loss of vision.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Reports Summarize Microbiology Study Results from University of Sargodh

Logical fragmentation pattern following column chromatography, thin layer chromatography and liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry of crude culture filtrate of fungus revealed the presence of different polyketide pigments and other bioactive compounds."

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Findings from Institute of Microbiology Provides New Data about Nanoparticles

Synthesis of these nanoparticles by microorganisms has been described only for bacterial species."

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