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2011-02-11 08:33:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally-acclaimed researcher and award-winning author Dr. Cynthia C.

2011-02-05 00:00:00

40 percent to 60 percent of all cooling water systems tested contain Legionella--the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease.

2011-01-25 15:54:52

Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered a new method to fight bacterial infections associated with contact lenses.

2011-01-25 00:02:22

Carolyn Cross, Chairman & CEO of Ondine Biomedical Inc.

2011-01-24 18:23:29

The success of a fungal pathogen in becoming a persistent and opportunistic source of infection in human beings may be due to a mating strategy that can best be described as "don't be too choosy."

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2011-01-08 11:24:23

A surprising discovery about biofilm may provide a new direction in antimicrobial research and bio-inspired liquid-repellent surfaces.

2011-01-06 12:48:49

Genetic resistance to antibiotics is not the only trick bacteria use to resist eradication– they also have a second defence strategy known as persistence that can kick in.

2011-01-03 13:49:00

BELGRADE, Mont., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. ("Bacterin") (OTC Bulletin Board: BIHI), today announced that it is scheduled to present at the upcoming OneMedForumSF 2011, Emerging Company Finance Conference, on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 8:30 a.m.

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2010-12-28 09:35:00

A specific kind of ancient rock art found in Western Australia has managed to maintain its vivid colorization and high contrast over more than 45,000 years because it is comprised of living organisms, researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered.

2010-12-20 08:35:00

VISTA, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Roaring fires, the goodwill of gift giving, and travel all combine to make the holidays a time for romance and intimate moments.


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2011-04-25 21:18:54

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.