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Harmful Bacteria Can Be Curbed With Copper
2012-07-15 07:05:44

Salmonella enterica is a leading cause of diarrhea illness worldwide. Now researchers claim that the bacteria can be lessened by preparing foods on surfaces made with materials that contain some amount of the element copper, known as copper alloys.

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2010-12-16 10:16:03

Research conducted by UA microbiologist Sadhana Ravishankar has shown that a compound in oregano reduces the formation of potentially cancer-causing compounds that can form in grilled meat.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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