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2015-04-29 23:00:51

Jerry Dalfors, the man the FDA asked to teach their own field inspectors about sterilization, will discuss the definition of “sterile” and how to get there.

2015-04-28 23:12:02

Hantavirus is a rare but often deadly viral infection, caused by exposure to rodent (primarily mice) saliva, urine and droppings.

2015-04-28 12:32:25

Three entrepreneur women partner to create a groundbreaking skincare line ATLANTA, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a new skincare company BeBella, LLC announced its launch of

2015-04-28 12:27:40

BANGALORE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research publication titled the Global Feed Additives Market - Trends and Forecasts (2014 -2020) [http://www.mordorintelligence.com/industry-reports/global-feed-additives-market-industry

2015-04-27 12:31:55

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America optical microscopy market is segmented based on type, application, and geography and includes analysis

2015-04-27 12:31:33

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas announced today that CRESEMBA® (isavuconazonium sulfate), the prodrug for isavuconazole, is now available in the United States

2015-04-25 23:00:39

Athletes, advocates, organizations announce new commitments to help Nothing But Nets protect refugee families from malaria with one million bednets. Washington,

2015-04-24 23:04:55

Primal Defense Ultra, Garden of Life's premium probiotic with HSOs has now been released in a new 216 capsule size in plastic, unbreakable, bottles that are only available on line.

2015-04-24 16:24:10

National group Meningitis Angels chooses Oregon to unveil new music video SALEM, Ore., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankie Milley founded


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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chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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