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2014-10-14 08:31:34

Epidemic Could Have Been Stopped For $100 Million CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The African American diaspora group thepowerof1trillion.com warned African leaders and the world of the Ebola threat now engulfing the globe in 2013 (http://www.ireachcontent.com/<wbr />news-releases/100-billion-<wbr />initiative-targets-africa-<wbr />208623341.html). According to numerous media reports in outlets such as Panafricanvisions.com, Biztechafrica, and...

2014-10-14 08:31:21

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), announced today the first use of Hemopurifier® therapy on a patient infected with Ebola virus. The treatment was administered to a Ugandan doctor at the Frankfurt University Hospital in Germany. The patient, who is also a World Health Organization (WHO) worker, contracted the virus in Sierra Leone. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b The Aethlon Hemopurifier® is a...

2014-10-13 23:04:55

Microencapsulation stabilizes ingredients for use in soft chews for companion animals Menomonie, Wis. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Vets Plus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of pet health products, is proud to announce its newly developed proprietary microencapsulation technology to address stability of actives in soft chews. Microencapsulation is a protective shell that keeps an active ingredient locked in and stabilized until the release of the material is desired. This means a wider array of...

2014-10-13 23:04:02

The Middle East and Africa Glass Microspheres market is estimated to grow due to its growing applications in the infrastructure development for various verticals in the region http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/middle-east-and-africa-glass-microspheres-4382436269.html (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The Middle East and Africa Glass Microspheres Market report defines and segments the glass microspheres market in Middle East and Africa with analysis and forecast of revenue. The given market...

2014-10-13 12:26:48

Physicians are concerned about the CDC's and Department of Homeland Security's Ability to Track and Screen Ebola Patients within the United States BOSTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SERMO, the leading social network of fully verified, licensed physicians in the U.S., announced today the results of recent polling of the SERMO physician community about the Ebola epidemic and its implications for the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151722-INFO When asked if they...

2014-10-13 12:26:30

Experimental Ebola vaccine developed by Public Health Agency of Canada to be tested in humans OTTAWA, Oct.13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials for Canada's Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States. The Phase 1 clinical trial will test the vaccine on a small group of people to assess its safety, determine the appropriate dosage and identify...

2014-10-12 23:02:06

What could be the largest health scare since HIV, ebola is much less common than the flu, according to pain management expert Michael Steuer. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 Much has been written of late regarding the global outbreak of Ebola. Worldwide fear of spread of the virus has made it almost impossible to turn on one’s TV without hearing a talking head discussing it. Last month, the World Health Organization estimated the average mortality rate at 50% amongst those who were...

2014-10-11 23:01:14

The Asia-Pacific Glass Microspheres Market is estimated to grow due to the increasing infrastructure expenditure in the region. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-pacific-glass-microspheres-8422810912.html (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 The Asia-Pacific Glass Microspheres Market report defines and segments the glass microspheres market in Asia-Pacific with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Asia-Pacific glass microspheres market is expected to reach $365.5 million by 2018, at a...

2014-10-11 23:00:37

Coalition of Morgellons Disease Experts from the CEHMDF will Unleash a Body of Knowledge Apropos to Morgellons and Borrelia at the15th Annual ILADS Conference, October 10-12, 2014 Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 An international meeting of medical professionals convenes this weekend at the 15th Annual ILADS Conference to exchange the latest diagnosis and treatment options for Lyme disease and associated tickborne illnesses including Morgellons disease. A strong presence at this...

beer and flies
2014-10-11 05:09:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Beer aficionados prize the frothy beverage of their affection for its taste as well as its smell, but they aren’t the only ones who enjoy the whiff of fermented barley. According to new research from a team of Belgian scientists published in the journal Cell Reports, the characteristic smell of beer attracts fruit flies, which in turn disperse beer yeast cells. "Two seemingly unrelated species, yeasts and flies, have developed an...


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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