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tetanus in a mouse showing body curvature (opisthotonos)

tetanus in a mouse showing body curvature (opisthotonos) Read More

b326-1 clostridium tetani - biochemical reactions (15x)

b326-1 clostridium tetani - biochemical reactions (15x) Read More

b325-3 clostridium sporogenes - sporoangia and spores, crystal violet (1000x)

b325-3 clostridium sporogenes - sporoangia and spores, crystal violet (1000x) Read More

b324-1 clostridium ramosum, peptostreptococcus spp, peptococcus spp and bacteroides fragilis

b324-1 clostridium ramosum, peptostreptococcus spp, peptococcus spp and bacteroides fragilis Read More

b323-8 clostridium perfringens in roll tube

b323-8 clostridium perfringens in roll tube Read More

b323-7 clostridium perfringens gram stain from young culture

b323-7 clostridium perfringens gram stain from young culture Read More

b323-4 clostridium perfringens biochemical reactions 15x

b323-4 clostridium perfringens biochemical reactions 15x Read More

clostridium perfringens stormy fermentation in milk

clostridium perfringens stormy fermentation in milk Read More

clostridium perfringens lecithinase activity 6x

clostridium perfringens lecithinase activity 6x Read More

Bacteria Galore by Sunday at Four

This is a great online children's book about the role of bacteria in our lives by Dr. Mel Rosenberg for ages 3+. Read More

Avian Flu Cases in Egypt Raise Alarms

An unusual pattern of avian flu cases in Egypt — almost all are in toddlers, all of whom have survived — has led some flu-tracking Web sites to speculate that dozens of silent cases are circulating there.

That would be an alarming development, but other experts, including those at the World H... Read More

The Curse of the Pharaohs: Truth, Myth or Microbiology?

The Curse of Pharaohs that made headline in the 70's and 80's may be microbiology-related in origin. Scientists are starting to believe in the curse --or at least in an explanation for why the series of curse-like coincidences could have happened.

Here’s a recipe for a curse: Take one coffi... Read More

Life without Sex: An Evolutionary Scandal

Life without sex?!?! An evolutionary scandal?!?! Science pron?! Do Tell!! (OK, maybe I embellished a bit here, LOL) Sexually reproducing organisms that abandon sexual reproduction are typically doomed to early extinction. This phenomenon, it has been said, is the chief reason that evolutionary b... Read More

New Ebola Vaccine on the Horizon

A new experimental Ebola vaccine is one step closer to realization, having proven its ability to protect against lethal infections in animal models. The researchers report their findings in the April 2009 issue of the Journal of Virology. “Our study demonstrates the potential of the EbolaÄVP30 v... Read More

Beyond Fossil Fuels: Harrison Dillon on Biofuels

What technical obstacles currently most curtail the growth of biofuels? What are the prospects for overcoming them in the near future and the longer-term?
Speaking from the perspective of our microbial renewable oil production technology platform and advanced biofuels, the majority of the true ... Read More

Cystic Fibrosis: Sugar On Bacteria Surface Serves As Base For Web Of Resistance

The bacteria responsible for chronic infections in cystic fibrosis patients use one of the sugars on the germs’ surface to start building a structure that helps the microbes resist efforts to kill them, new research shows. Scientists have determined that the bacterial cell-surface sugar, a polys... Read More

Sugar on bacteria surface serves as base for a web of resistance

The bacteria responsible for chronic infections in cystic fibrosis patients use one of the sugars on the germs' surface to start building a structure that helps the microbes resist efforts to kill them, new research shows.

Scientists have determined that the bacterial cell-surface sugar, a po... Read More

b323-1 gram stain from blood agar smear

b323-1 gram stain from blood agar smear Read More

clostridium perfringens 15x

clostridium perfringens 15x Read More

b322-1 clostridium histolyticum on egg yolk agar 5x

b322-1 clostridium histolyticum on egg yolk agar 5x Read More

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