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Latest Pathogenic microbes Stories

2012-05-22 03:00:29

Increases in the diversity of parasites that attack amphibians cause a decrease in the infection success rate of virulent parasites, including one that causes malformed limbs and premature death.

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2011-04-20 08:34:35

Eating raw or undercooked mollusks may pose a safety hazard if they are harvested from waters polluted with pathogenic microbes, so USDA scientists are studying ways to enhance the food safety of these popular shellfish,

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2009-10-15 11:47:00

Discovery lays groundwork for better understanding of protective human microbes in the gut.

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2009-07-23 11:35:00

The coevolutionary struggle between a New Zealand snail and its worm parasite makes sex advantageous for the snail, whose females favor asexual reproduction in the absence of parasites

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2007-09-24 21:30:45

The growing number of deformed frogs in recent years is caused at least partly by runoff from farming and ranching, new research indicates.

2004-11-28 18:00:09

New regulations that took effect on Saturday prohibit labs from experimenting on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.

2004-11-28 09:00:10

State Council passes lab safety regulations to prevent new outbreaks BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A new set of regulations taking effect Saturday will prohibit Chinese lab directors from allowing experiments on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.

2004-11-27 09:00:09

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Beijing, 27 November: A new set of regulations taking effect Saturday [27 November] will prohibit Chinese lab directors from allowing experiments on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.