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The Quantified Computer Scientist: Larry Smarr on the Future of Medicine
The tiled display of LCDs spans the length of a room in Atkinson Hall, a modern glass-and-steel structure on the University of California, San Diego's palm-covered campus.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Food Production Daily
Cargill meat testing thinks outside the box
Cargill Meat Solutions staff responded favorably to MediaBox liquid culture media when they used it to test a large number of samples.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Salmonella on chicken: Is - zero tolerance' feasible?
At the end of 2013, Consumer Reports made national headlines by reporting that 97 percent of retail chicken breasts were contaminated with some form of gut bacteria.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bacteriological quality of organically grown leaf lettuce in Norway
Letters in Applied Microbiology , Vol. 41, No. 2. , pp. 186-189, doi:10.1111/j.1472-765x.2005.01730.x 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.
Carbohydrate Metabolism in Archaea: Current Insights into Unusual...
Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews , Vol. 78, No. 1. , pp. 89-175, doi:10.1128/mmbr.00041-13 SUMMARY The metabolism of Archaea, the third domain of life, resembles in its complexity those of Bacteria and lower Eukarya.
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa patatin-like protein PlpD is the archetype ...
Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 12, No. 6. , pp. 1498-1512, doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2010.02174.x We discovered a novel secreted protein by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, PlpD, as a member of the bacterial lipolytic enzyme family of patatin-like proteins .
Lab tests may move away from Timaru
RAISING CONCERN: Geraldine GP Dr Diana Scott does not agree with a proposal to send microbiological samples from Timaru to Christchurch for testing.
Medical News Today
Scientists identify significant increase in new MRSA strains in non hospital environment
Microbiologists from the Dental School in Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the National MRSA Reference Laboratory at St. James's Hospital Dublin and Alere Technologies in Germany have identified significant increases in the prevalence, genetic diversity and antimicrobial resistance of PVL-positive MRSA circulating in Ireland in the ten ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Venn buys human skin substitute
Clinical research group Venn Life Sciences has acquired the rights to LabSkin , a human skin substitute that behaves like the real thing, from dermatology CRO Evocutis.
New research seeks beneficial qualities of viruses
Left to right, this shows : Researchers Elizabeth Rowland, Samantha Dewerff, and Maria Bautista with Associate Professor of Microbiology Rachel Whitaker.
Researchers find promising results with local hyperthermia of tumors
A combination of iron-oxide nanoparticles and an alternating magnetic field, which together generate heat, have activated an immune system response to tumors in mice according to an accepted manuscript by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Center researchers in the journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine released online on ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Gonorrhea infections start from exposure to seminal fluid
Researchers have come a step closer to understanding how gonorrhea infections are transmitted.
Otago researchers help clear up enduring mystery
University of Otago researchers are helping to clear up an enduring mystery regarding the composition of the Earth's atmosphere.
Increase Your Food Safety Knowledge
From understanding the role of antibiotics in animal and food production to implementing a safety strategy within your own home, a background on food safety is beneficial for every family.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
University of Otago News
Bacteria may enhance the body's ability to fight melanoma
Recent research from the University of Otago shows that bacteria may assist the body's immune system response against cancer cells and help fight tumours like melanoma.
Microbe Community Changes May Reduce Amazon's Ability To Lock Up Carbon Dioxide
UT Arlington researchers focusing on the Amazon recently found that widespread conversion from rainforest to pastureland has significant effects on microorganism communities that may lead to a reduction in the region's role as a reservoir for greenhouse gas.
Researchers optimistic about possible HIV vaccine
Small advancements make big waves in the decades-long search for an HIV vaccine, and University of Miami researchers are optimistic that their latest findings are significant: They have developed a vaccine that triggers an immune system response strong enough to kill a model AIDS virus in mice.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
California Computer News
Fossilized Human Feces from 14th Century Contain Antibiotic Resistance Genes
A team of French investigators has discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics were used in medicine.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Hodge, Hanson to wed
Jerry and Lisa Hodge of Elburn are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey, to Isaac Hanson, son of Barry and Cindy Hanson of Hastings, Minn.
Unique multi-resistant bacterium difficult to eradicate
A previously unknown multi-resistant bacterium has been sticking around at a Swedish University Hospital for ten years.