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Microbial Diversity and Its Relationship to Planetary Protection

MINIREVIEW Ronald L. Crawford Environmental Biotechnology Institute, University of Idaho, P.O. Box 441052, Moscow,... Read More

Infect

Infect 1. To taint with morbid matter or any pestilential or noxious substance or effluvium by which disease is produced;... Read More

Scorpion Toxin Makes Insecticidal Fungus Deadly To Insect Pests

University of Maryland entomology professor Raymond St. Leger has discovered how to use scorpion genes to create... Read More

Smear

smear 1. To overspread with anything unctuous, viscous, or adhesive; to daub; as, to smear anything with oil. Smear the... Read More

Taenia solium

Definition noun A tapeworm species of class Cestoda, and is commonly known as the pork tapeworm Supplement Taenia solium... Read More

Taint

taint 1. To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous, especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous; hence,... Read More

Pollution

Definition noun (1) The change in the environment caused by natural or artificial input of harmful contaminants into the... Read More

Mingle

mingle 1. To mix; intermix; to combine or join, as an individual or part, with other parts, but commonly so as to be... Read More

Shatter-Resistant Pods Improve Brassica Crops

May 27, 2009 — An international team of scientists has cracked the problem of pod shatter in brassica crops such as... Read More

Protecting Romaine Lettuce From Pathogens

July 3, 2008 — Knowing the preferences of foodborne pathogens such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 is essential to... Read More

Pollution From Livestock Farming Affects Infant Health

October 12, 2008 — A new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics explores the effects of pollution from... Read More

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

Pigs and other farm animals are harbouring major reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to research... Read More

Bacteria for plague control in agriculture

Bacillus thuringiensis, a spore bacteria discovered in 1901 by the Japanese scientist Ishiwata and, ten years later, by the... Read More

Sperm cryopreservation: is there a significant risk of cross-contamination?

Opinions Interest in the subject of sperm cryopreservation has a long history, with thousands of published articles in the... Read More

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

Pigs and other farm animals are harbouring major reservoirs of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to research... Read More

Weeding out better wines

Australian red and white wines are about to become greener. The nation's agriculture relies a good deal on its clean... Read More

What Lurks Beneath the Swimming Spots

In the summertime, there's nothing more inviting than refreshing pools of water. Unfortunately, pools, ponds, rivers and... Read More

Milk found safe from toxic algae

Even if dairy cattle drink water polluted by toxic blue-green algae, the toxins do not get into their milk -- which... Read More

Newly Approved Fungus May Help "Clean Up" Cotton

A fungus discovered by an Agricultural Research Service scientist crowds out its relatives, steals their food and... Read More

Bacteria Recognize Antimicrobials, Respond With Counter-defenses

Many living things, from fruit flies to people, naturallyproduce disease-fighting chemicals, called antimicrobial... Read More

Planet Earth, getting too hot for health?

News Features Planet Earth, getting too hot for health? Bruce Agnew, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Bull World Health... Read More

K-State researchers using GIS to locate sites for carcass disposal

A trio of Kansas State University researchers, using Geographic Information Systems technology, is collaborating with the... Read More

Deconstructing A Deadly Mold, Gene By Gene

Fungi: Can't live with them, can't live without them. While many of these tiny spore-producers are lauded for their... Read More

Planetary exploration in the time of astrobiology: Protecting against biological contamination

Special Feature: Perspective Planetary exploration in the time of astrobiology: Protecting against biological contamination... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More