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2014-10-07 08:26:14

EbolaScan.com available today via Web and Mobile. RESTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EbolaScan.com launched today, bringing the power of local online alerts to U.S. residents concerned about new potential Ebola cases in their area. The free service, available via the web, tablets, and smartphones, alerts people with information about the latest reported cases nearby. Users can also use the service to track all the reported cases across the United States. People can...

2014-10-06 23:01:58

Topical report “Hospital Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014” worked out by Global Markets Direct is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) is potentially lethal strain of Staph aureus which is resistant to some antibiotics. This superbug has become a frequent guest in many medical facilities, representing a surging...

2014-10-06 12:22:55

BALTIMORE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the event of an outbreak of Ebola or other pandemics, the increase in volume of highly contagious bio-medical waste could present some challenges for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Today the majority of healthcare facilities use haulers to transport and treat regulated medical waste off-site. There is no assurance, however, that this method is 100% safe for potential pandemic situations nor would this practice be perceived...

2014-10-06 08:29:50

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) issued the following statement: On August 8, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Ebola epidemic to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that a widespread outbreak in the U.S. is highly unlikely because of our sophisticated medical and public health infrastructure. However,...

2014-10-06 08:29:16

New Hope Natural Media's editors and NEXT Trend researchers share their insights on the trends and brands that will shape the natural, organic and healthy product offerings coming to stores near you BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After scouring the more than 1,200 exhibitor booths that filled the Baltimore Convention Center for Natural Products Expo East September 18-20, 2014, a team of editors and researchers from New Hope Natural Media identified the most important...

2014-10-06 08:28:03

Company Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Clinical Trial AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Savara Pharmaceuticals announced today that it closed a $10 million bridge financing round to support the development of AeroVanc, the first inhaled antibiotic being developed to address the growing number of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) lung infections in people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Previous investors participated in the financing, and new investors include...

2014-10-06 08:28:01

By providing cutting-edge biometric ultrasound technology along with comprehensive contact tracing data analytics, Securiport is empowering governments and aid organizations with actionable data to help curb the spread of the deadly viral epidemic FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Freetown, Sierra Leone- Securiport, the global leader in biometric immigration control systems, is supporting the fight against the Ebola virus in West Africa by providing advanced...

2014-10-04 12:21:19

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, with Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Gregory Taylor, announced the deployment of a second mobile lab team to West Africa. Today, the Public Health Agency of Canada deployed a second mobile laboratory and two additional Agency scientists to Sierra Leone to join the Agency's existing team in the field in Kailahun. A third scientist will leave on Tuesday. One mobile lab team will continue to provide rapid...

2014-10-03 23:04:03

Everything we eat depends on the soil, but its health is threatened. Living Web Farms, in North Carolina, works to restore dynamic, fertile, soil, and raise awareness about the soil microorganisms essential for all life on earth. Mills River, NC (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 On October 11th, 2014, Living Web Farms will host a workshop about soil ecology, helping farmers as well as eaters to understand the importance of soil life to all other life. Using a combination of classroom instruction,...

ebola
2014-10-03 11:28:42

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the wake of recent developments involving the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are reaching out to make certain that people have the facts about the dangerous viral disease. On September 30, CDC tests confirmed that a Liberian man, later identified as Thomas Eric Duncan, had become the first...


Latest Microbiology Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

Pompeii Worm, Alvinella pompejana
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana) is a species of polychaete worm, or bristle worm that is only found in the Pacific Ocean. It resides at hydrothermal vents, making it an extremophile, and was first discovered French marine biologists of the coat of the Galapagos Islands in the 1980s. It was described by Lucien Laubier and Daniel Desbruyeres as a deep-sea polychaete that could withstand extreme amounts of heat. The Pompeii worm can reach an average length of up to five inches and is...

Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) is a parasitic worm that infects soybean plants, and other legumes, across the world. It is thought to be native to Asia, but was found in the United States in 1954 and in Colombia in the 1980’s. It can be found in Italy and Iran and its most recent sightings have occurred in Brazil and Argentina, two major areas where soybeans are grown. These worms are highly damaging to American soybean crops, costing the industry as much as 500 thousand...

Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

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