environmental microbiology

Bacterial chats limit carbon absorption by sea


October 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Bacterial chats could significantly impact our climate by limiting the quantity of carbon dioxide absorbed by the seas from the air.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

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New Health Risk: Reusable Grocery Bags Breed Bacteria


July 6th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The environmentally friendly reusable grocery bags which have become so popular in recent years may not be too health friendly, since they can serve as a ripe breeding ... Read more...

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Unclean reusable bags can be a possible health risk


June 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In a new microbiological study of reusable shopping bags, scientists have warned of the risks that unclean reusable bags can have on human health.The study was commissioned and ... Read more...

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Why smokers are more likely to develop gum disease


May 12th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A team of American researchers have found why smokers are more likely to develop chronic gum disease (periodontitis).They have discovered that one of the bacteria responsible for ... Read more...

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Attacking parasite may help deal with honeybee colony collapse


April 15th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): By isolating the parasite behind honeybee colony depopulation syndrome, also known as colony collapse disorder in the USA, scientists have found a possible cure for the infection.Spanish ... Read more...

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Italian study provides new insights into cholera infection


May 4th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study from Italy has provided new insights into how the cholera bacteria work within the human body.The study led by Dr Carla Pruzzo, Dr ... Read more...

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