Latest Pathogen Stories
Scientists have successfully mapped the complete genome of the Black Death - the bubonic plague that wiped out 50 million Europeans between 1347 and 1351.
Biologists have described only a few thousand different viruses so far, but a new study reveals a vast world of unseen viral diversity that exists right under our noses.
How diseases are transmitted among humans, other animals, the environment is focus
Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a therapy for a potentially deadly type of infection common in catheters, artificial joints and other "in-dwelling" medical devices.
According to a study published Tuesday, a less virulent version of the 14th century's Black Death plague is still present today.
Sanitizing the outside of produce may not be enough to remove harmful food pathogens.
Are you genetically predisposed to tuberculosis?
NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET). Food safety concerns have been in the news again with the recent account of an outbreak of deadly E. coli in Germany, initially identified as coming from bean sprouts.
Bacteria that grow in the antennae of wasps help ward off fungal threats by secreting a 'cocktail' of antibiotics explains a scientist at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate.
Recent research aboard the space shuttle is giving scientists a better understanding of how infectious disease occurs in space and could someday improve astronaut health and provide novel treatments for people on Earth.
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