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2015-03-06 04:21:40

LONDON, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark International Women's Day (March 8, 2015), Women for Positive Action has launched a practical and informative new educational

2015-03-05 23:04:04

Clearstream has been chosen by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) as an Affinity Partner due to the effectiveness of its MediDefense brand—particularly, its mPulse Hand Sanitizer.

2015-03-05 16:27:06

- Equity investment of $52 million (EUR 46 million) to support construction of a new Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) production facility SEATTLE and TÜBINGEN, Germany, March 5,

2015-03-05 16:25:30

LONDON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The maturation of IVD markets in developed countries has IVD companies casting their nets in developing countries where rising incomes and standards of

2015-03-05 12:26:34

NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is delighted to present new findings from the Mayo Clinic's Department of Dermatology showing possible relief

2015-03-05 08:30:49

EDISON, N.J., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-03-05 08:30:40

Improved Sample Collection delivers Higher Quality Data HOUSTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Metanome,

2015-03-04 23:09:10

Get Tested Coachella Valley, a regional public health campaign aimed at ending the spread of HIV through routine testing, is spearheading a new approach to effectively connect and engage with

2015-03-04 23:08:58

TheraBreath introduces a new line of probiotic lozenges designed to strengthen the body’s natural ability to fight germs while keeping breath fresh.

2015-03-04 23:00:36

Imagine No Malaria’s 2014 World Malaria Day campaign has been selected to receive the Care2 Innovator Award, an honor given to nonprofit causes that make a difference.


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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