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Immune system component found that resists sepsis in mice

Mice lacking a specific component of the immune system are completely resistant to sepsis, a potentially fatal complication of infection, molecular microbiologists report.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Health, Immunology, Science, University of Southern California

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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New Findings in Applied microbiology and biotechnology Described from ...

However, the depth-related change of AOA and AOB in sediment ecosystem is still not clear."

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Bacteria found in bladders of healthy women differ from those in women with incontinence

Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women differ from bacteria in women with a common form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Science, Immunology

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Giant corals rapidly dissolving off Kauai

Underwater photographer and marine biologist Terry Lilley has been shooting video and taking photographs of dead and dying coral off Kauai's north shore, including Hanalei Bay.

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Related Topix: Marine Biology, Science

Examiner.com

Master regulatory gene for sexes discovered

No defined cellular pathway has ever been found for the development of the cells that define male and female in any form of life no matter how simple until now.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Science

Science Daily

Fungus in yogurt outbreak poses threat to consumers

The fungus responsible for an outbreak of contaminated Greek yogurt last year is not harmless after all but a strain with the ability to cause disease, according to research.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Microbiology, Science

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Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much

Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it - and the bad things that result.

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Related Topix: Science, The Rockefeller University, Johns Hopkins University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Science Daily

Variations in key gene predict cancer patients' risk for radiation-induced toxicity

Key genetic variants may affect how cancer patients respond to radiation treatments, according to a study.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, Mount Sinai, NY, Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology

Sun Journal

Editorial: Fanning the fears on genetics issues

Genetic engineering is such a polarizing topic that it is hard to have an even-handed debate of the issue.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, University of Florida, Agriculture, Gainesville, FL, Opinion

Times Recorder

OUZ's Al-Saghir shares expertise in cell biology and botany

He was invited by the Journal of Cell Science and Report to join its editorial board and he was solicited by the Harvard University to have his work included in its botanist database.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Ohio University, Zanesville, OH, Harvard University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

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Forgotten vials of smallpox found

Before the term "vaccination" was coined, millions died every year from infectious diseases such as smallpox, tuberculosis and yellow fever.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Immunology, Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, Hepatitis, Health, Chickenpox

Health.com

Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections, Study Finds

A fungus that triggered a yogurt recall last year poses a health risk to all consumers, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Microbiology, Science

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Recalled yogurt tied to fungus infections

A fungus that triggered a yogurt recall last year poses a health risk to all consumers, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Microbiology, Science

Science Daily

Restored immunity shown for cancer-related fungal infections

Sleeping Beauty and fungal infections -- not two items one would normally associate together, but for immunocompromised cancer patients they may prove to be a helpful combination.

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Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Drugs, Immunology, Science

Medical News Today

What was believed to be noise is an important signaling factor

A breakthrough discovery into how living cells process and respond to chemical information could help advance the development of treatments for a large number of cancers and other cellular disorders that have been resistant to therapy.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Science, Chemistry, UC Berkeley

Science Daily

Viruses use 'fake' proteins to hide in our cells

Some viruses can hide in our bodies for decades and make 'fake' human proteins that trick our immune cells into believing nothing is wrong.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Science, Chickenpox, Health

Freshnews

NanoLogix to Exhibit at BioOhio Exposition, Receives European Allowance for BNP Patent

NanoLogix, Inc. , an innovator in the rapid detection of viable bacteria, and identification and determination of antibiotic resistance/sensitivity of those bacteria, announces that it is exhibiting at the BioOhio BioScience Expo and Showcase to be held in Aurora, Ohio on August 5th at the Bertram Conference Center.

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Related Topix: Aurora, OH, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Microbiology, Science, Science / Technology, NASA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bradenton.com

Cortez museum's collection tells fisherman's love affair with the sea

Part of Capt. Blake Banks' sea life collection. While working as a commercial fisherman, Banks became fascinated by all types of sea life.

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Related Topix: Cortez, FL, Palmetto, FL, Marine Biology, Science, Sarasota, FL

The Star Press

BSU trains elite math, science teachers

Leigh Stevenson and Lindsey Brooks are among 45 college graduates and career changers being trained throughout Indiana this summer to teach science and math at some of the state's highest-need high schools and middle schools.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Chemistry, Science, Ball State University, Genetics, Medicine, Purdue University

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UTHSC College of Medicine forms genetics department

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine says it is forming new department on the Memphis campus, the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Memphis, Alcoholism, Health

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