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2015-05-19 23:03:03

As reported cases of bird flu skyrocket across the nation, Bird-X provides the answers to the questions so many people are asking. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 19,

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2015-05-19 13:43:08

Could these pollution-busting microbes be a solution for sustainable clean water?

2015-05-19 12:33:17

David and Yolanda Foster, Daryl Hall, Huey Lewis, Jane Seymour and Elet Hall were among supporters to help combat the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif.,

2015-05-19 08:40:45

New complex will make vaccines and therapeutics using innovative plant technology QUEBEC CITY, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago, a major Canadian biotech company and an

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DUBLIN, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4983bk/mycoplasma) has announced the addition of the "Mycoplasma

2015-05-19 08:37:51

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Company will focus on probiotics and management of gastroenterological conditions GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ExeGi Pharma, a company focused on developing

2015-05-18 08:32:06

SHELTON, Conn., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoViricides, Inc.

2015-05-17 23:00:57

Legionella engineer and Special Pathogens Laboratory Vice President of Consulting Services Frank P.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.