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infectious disease
2015-02-16 09:41:39

The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

2015-02-11 23:03:55

Houston based company to market and distribute throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. South Bend, Indiana (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 Reports

scrapie
2014-12-29 14:29:10

A neurodegenerative disease similar to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, that typically impacts sheep and goats has the potential to affect humans, according to a new paper published earlier this month in the journal Nature Communications.

2014-11-20 00:22:04

African-led Group of Clinicians, Blood Banks and Social Science Experts, in Collaboration with U.S.-based Clinical RM and United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Work

Smallpox word cloud
2014-07-09 12:11:05

Smallpox is a deadly virus that was all but wiped off the face of the Earth in the late 1970s, but on Tuesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that random bottles of smallpox were found in at a federal lab near Washington, DC.

2014-07-08 11:16:27

The fungus responsible for an outbreak of contaminated Greek yogurt last year is not harmless after all but a strain with the ability to cause disease.

2014-07-01 11:29:26

Contrary to popular belief, the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds of poultry.

2014-06-09 08:22:55

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Successfully treating direct surface pathogens is only part of the food safety challenge for processors, according to South Florida-based RGF

Work On Microbial Signaling Offers A Window Into Better Biofuels, Human Health
2014-04-25 03:28:23

A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists have discovered the mat's molecular mix.


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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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