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2015-04-22 23:07:36

The people of The United Methodist Church today will make a historic donation to the Global Fund with a gift of $9.6 million, the single largest contribution made by a faith organization to the

2015-04-22 23:04:53

Antimicrobial Plastic Market report categorizes the global market by Application (Automotive, Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Construction, Packaging, & Others), Type (High Performance Plastics,

2015-04-22 23:02:06

Project Leadership Associates (PLA) has received the Microsoft Azure Award for Ebola Research to support a leading-edge cloud computing project focused on stopping the deadly impact of this infectious

2015-04-22 23:01:10

VetriScience® Laboratories, maker of GlycoFlex®, is proud to announce two new additions to its veterinarian exclusive Pro Line of nutritional supplements for dogs and cats: GI Balance

2015-04-22 12:35:36

Following Avian Influenza Outbreak, Industry Leaders Examine Procedures and How to Control Avian Influenza WARSAW, Ind., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New reports cite the spread and outbreak

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Menu expansion on track with first of three new molecular assays planned for this year SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Basin Scientific, Inc.

2015-04-22 00:21:17

DALLAS, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds Herpes Zoster (Shingles) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 market research report of 61 pages published in March

2015-04-21 23:02:37

Early Detection of Lyme Disease Possible with Ancon Medical Nanoparticle Biomarker Tagging Technology Device, Further Research Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) April

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HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, blacklegged (deer) ticks have now been observed in all 67 counties of Pennsylvania, according to researchers at

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Ebola Innovation Summit Welcomes Brightest Idea-Makers in Global Health, Technology and Government to Devise New Ways to Tackle Ebola SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


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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