Imported plants, which are now valued at more than $500 billion annually, may be a boon for the U.S. economy, but are having a devastating effect on the environment.
A study conducted by researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synt... Read More
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A dash of lime juice and a dose of sunshine make a cheap, effective combination for safer drinking water in impoverished countries.
Adding lime juice to water being treated with a solar disinfection method removes detectable levels of harmful bacteria such as E. coli significantly faster than... Read More
In a very exciting paper, this study showed that in a mouse model of intestinal bacterial infections using Citrobacter rodentium, commensal bacteria were required to clear the infection. The ability of the commensal bacteria to outcompete the invading C. rodentium pathogen was shown to be in pa... Read More
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La Crosse virus has become the most common insect-borne viral disease in children, greatly surpassing the better-publicized West Nile virus. Also this week: cost management joins the medical curriculum.
La Crosse Virus Outpaces West Nile
West Nile virus infections may get all the headlines... Read More
Registration is now open for all attendees of ICAAC 2013. ICAAC 2013 attendees will represent nearly 100 countries, and the common language is science! Join the world's most renowned scientists as they discuss the state of infection control and prevention on a global scale.
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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) today announced a new research competition that will provide vital support to some of the world’s most innovative scientists in marine microbial ecology and related fields. The new Investigator program will select 10–15 current and emerging leaders ba... Read More
Vincent visits Melbourne, Australia and speaks with Melissa, Alex, Gilda, and Paul about their work on HIV infection of the central nervous system, West Nile virus, microbicides for HIV, and the Koala retrovirus.
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Tratamiento de aguas residuales para reuso: ¿una idea novedosa o una útil vieja idea? En este episodio entrevistamos a Matthew Verbyla, un Ingeniero Sanitario y estudiante doctoral en la Universidad del Sur de la Florida.
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Follow-up on TWiM #81:
Friends, please forgive brevity of pleasantry; sleep is overdue (internet Player FM re-podcast excellent soporific).
Fear presumptuous correction of trivia you already know, but, re: stress and arter... Read More
In a quest to make safer and more effective vaccines, scientists at the Biodesign InstituteÒ at Arizona State University have turned to a promising field called DNA nanotechnology to make an entirely new class of synthetic vaccines.
In a study published in the journal Nano Letters, Biodesign ... Read More
Australian and US scientists have developed a new technology for studying the genetics of a common roundworm used to understand nerve development and nerve degeneration.
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) scientists at The University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia have worked closely... Read More