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Visit to West Africa highlights Canada's contributions to global response efforts OTTAWA, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Dr.
At least 18 people have died and several others have fallen ill with a mysterious illness that first started sweeping through southwestern Nigeria last week, and both local medical experts and the World Health Organization are now scrambling to try to identify the ailment.
SHELTON, Conn., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoViricides, Inc., (NYSE MKT: NNVC) (the "Company"), a nanomedicine company developing anti-viral drugs, reports dramatic improvement in clinical
What?! These remote tribespeople have antibiotic resistant genes, and this suggests that the human body could resist antibiotics long before such drugs were even used.
The probiotics market in North America to reach $584.07 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2014 to 2019.
OTTAWA, April 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Health Canada intends to propose new measures and strengthen regulations to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals, particularly
RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Squad, America's leading brand dedicated exclusively to controlling
Qualitative 90-Minute Test Enables Early HIV Detection in High-Risk and Pediatric Patients SUNNYVALE, Calif.
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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...
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...
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 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 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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