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2014-10-08 20:22:04

Replikins Global Surveillance System(TM) Data to be presented at Boston University School of Medicine, Distinguished Speaker Series on October 14, 2014. LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins Global Surveillance System((TM)) analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end...

2014-10-08 16:27:28

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Headquartered in Anaheim, California, WholeHealth Products. (OTC: GWPC) is a diversified company comprised of several specialized partners focused on leveraging the power and convenience of advanced technology and the proven expertise of its team of professionals to improve the fundamental business of health and wellness. WholeHealth Products' line of more than 10 professional diagnostic tests for hospitals, doctors, clinics and healthcare...

2014-10-08 16:26:36

CDC says main reason virus is spread is through blood in open wounds; Biolife produces a powder that creates an instant scab to seal the wound in seconds. SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than a week ago, Ebola was someone else's problem on another continent. Today, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. died and the virus is an American health issue that concerns millions. Are hospitals and the general public prepared to fight it?...

2014-10-08 08:26:30

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A major North Carolina medical center announces that studies have conclusively demonstrated that the PhotoxAir(TM) purification system significantly reduced airborne bacteria in clinical trials conducted in an emergency department setting. The data was presented at ID Week; the annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV Medicine Association and the Pediatric...

2014-10-08 08:26:16

VIENNA and PHILADELPHIA, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nabriva Therapeutics AG, a biotechnology company focused on developing pleuromutilins, a new class of antibiotics for the treatment of serious infections caused by resistant Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens, announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) as well as Fast Track status designation to Nabriva's lead product lefamulin,...

microscope nobel
2014-10-08 07:51:31

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two Americans and one German scientist have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using fluorescence to improve the resolution of microscopes, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday. Eric Betzig of the Janelia Farm Research Campus at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ashburn, Virginia; Stefan W. Hell of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry and the German Cancer Research Center; and...

2014-10-07 23:13:33

Patented MB Bioremediation consumes petroleum-based products such as gasoline, diesel, crude oil, waste oil and other petro-based products. McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 DryLet, LLC a biotechnology company providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as bioremediation, animal waste reduction, wastewater treatment, aquaculture and grease, fat and oil reduction in wastewater treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today it will be attending...

2014-10-07 23:04:19

The European Glass Microspheres market is estimated to grow due to its increasing consumption by various industrial applications in the region http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-glass-microspheres-1244076477.html (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The Europe Glass Microspheres Market report defines and segments the glass microspheres market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The European market is projected to reach a value of $628.5 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 12.2%...

2014-10-07 12:32:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global community continues to mobilize in response to the intensifying Ebola epidemic, the significant impact of the outbreak on children is becoming more evident. According to UNICEF, thousands of children in West Africa have lost one or both parents to the disease, and some are facing stigma and rejection by extended family members not willing to care for them on account of fear. The epidemic has left approximately 3,700 children...

2014-10-07 12:30:53

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today responded to a recent article posted to the Seeking Alpha website (http://seekingalpha.com/article/2533015-with-ebola-looming-when-will-the-defense-department-get-around-to-generex) regarding the need for an Ebola vaccine and the importance of providing funding for small companies with technologies applicable to such an endeavor. Generex is the parent...


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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