The bacteria behind food poisoning worldwide, the mighty e.coli, could be turned into a commercially available biofuel in five years, a U.S. scientist told technology industry and government leaders on Tuesday.
Several companies are working on the technology, which has been proven in laborato... Read More
Researchers are working on a vaccine that might one day prevent norovirus, which has made many cruise ship passengers in the United States ill.
"It is possible to prevent infection and illness with a vaccine for norovirus," said Dr. Robert Atmar, a professor of medicine and molecular virolo... Read More
In episode 52 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 18, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with Diane Harper, M.D., M.P.H, Profess... Read More
Vincent and Dickson converse with Peter Hotez about global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical diseases.
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A brief introduction to how scientists prove that an infectious agent is a cause of disease. It discusses Koch's postulates using the imaginary disease chocolatitis and the imaginary organism Chocolobacter as an example. Read More
Campylobacter es uno de los patogenos entericos de mayor importancia en el mundo entero, y como tal, es discutido en el programa de hoy de la Radio El Mundo de los Microbios.
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Vincent and Dickson discuss control of ma... Read More
The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the online journal mBio® on January 10 reveal that the guts of autistic children differ from other children in at least one important way: many children with autism h... Read More
The results after incubation of a blood agar plate exposed to a laboratory environment for approximately 2 hrs. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Pigmented and non-pigmented parts of Serratia marcescens colonies. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More