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9 hrs ago | CiteULike

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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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science, Biology, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England

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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CiteULike

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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Related Topix: 9, Biology, Science, Immunology, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University

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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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Family, Kids

EurekAlert!

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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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Biology, Science, Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

CiteULike

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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Related Topix: MRSA, Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

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

Hispanic Business

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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Hispanic Business

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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CiteULike

Impact of different bioenergy crops on N-cycling bacterial and archaeal communities in soil

Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 15, No. 3. , pp. 928-942, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02844.x Biomass production for bioenergy may change soil microbes and influence ecosystem properties.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass

South End Standard

"Angel" killed by common slapped cheek bug

A DEVASTATED mum has paid tribute to her "blue-eyed angel" who died suddenly after catching a childhood bug - previously thought to be harmless to fit children and adults.

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CiteULike

Pectin-rich biomass as feedstock for fuel ethanol production

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology In Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Vol.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Health, E. Coli

Scientific Blogging

How Pathogenic E. Coli O157:H7 Binds To Fresh Vegetables

Food-poisoning outbreaks linked to Escherichia coli are often associated with tainted meat products but up to 30% of these are caused by people eating contaminated vegetables, and that has risen with the popularity of the organic process, as was seen in the 2011 outbreak in Europe that caused 53 deaths.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Life, Food, Vegetables, Food Poisoning, Biology, Science, Food Science

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