Quantcast

Latest Jennifer Gardy Stories

2012-09-04 11:25:20

Reconstructing the spread of killer diseases such as tuberculosis (TB) from person to person using DNA sequencing quickly identifies the origin and movement of pathogens.

2011-05-24 07:37:52

Combining new-fangled technology of whole genome sequencing of bacteria along with social networking analysis, public health officials are now able to get a far more comprehensive picture of disease outbreaks that will better aid in tracking in addition to hindering them before they get out of hand.

2011-05-23 13:14:46

Combining the cutting-edge technology of whole genome sequencing of bacteria with social networking analysis, public health officials can get a more detailed picture of disease outbreaks that will better help track and stop them.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.