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China tightens food safety measures


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China Friday vowed to further tighten its food safety measures.The health ministry said it will blacklist food that is mixed with non-edible ingredients or food additives.So ... Read more...

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Latest microscopy reveals inner working of viruses


January 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new technique which uses cutting edge technology to peer inside living viruses, the tiniest among micro-organisms, says a study. The technique combines ... Read more...

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Azad mourns slow work on drug-resistant microbes


September 6th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as 11 nations of the Southeast Asian Region have committed to strengthen policies on microbial agents resistant to drugs, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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Scientist stumbles on new class of living things


April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A scientist claims to have discovered not just a new species but a whole new branch of the tree of life. Living things are currently split ... Read more...

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NASA researchers discover arsenic-based life form on Earth


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.NASA researchers conducting tests in the harsh environment of Mono Lake in California ... Read more...

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Shopping bags may contain deadly germs


July 1st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Shopping bags could be a threat to shoppers' health as they harbour deadly food poisoning micro-organisms, researchers have said. Tests conducted on shopping bags of a total of 84 ... Read more...

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Unilever recalls 10 million Slim Fast canned drink products


December 8th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Englewood Cliffs, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Unilever PLC’s U.S. subsidiary has divulged that it has recalled all canned Slim Fast drink products because of the possibility of bacterial contamination that could cause ... Read more...

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Way to increase freshness of fruits, vegetables


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) An innovative method developed by an American professor can help fruits and vegetables retain their freshness. Millions of tons of fruits and vegetables are dumped every year just ... Read more...

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Novel biosensor can detect typhoid bacteria instantly


September 9th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Scientists from Rovira i Virgili University (URV) in Tarragona have come up with a novel biosensor that can instantly detect Salmonella typhi, the bacteria that causes typhoid fever.The ... Read more...

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Rare micro-organisms detected in volcanic zone


August 19th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 19 (IANS) New research has uncovered rare micro-organisms in the Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) of New Zealand that have not been found elsewhere in the world. Micro-organisms are single-celled organisms ... Read more...

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Amarnath Shrine Board to preserve Himalayan ecology


March 11th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has decided to fund eco-friendly projects in the areas affected by the huge rush of pilgrims during the two-month long annual pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Soil based micro-organism triggers bacterial networking


December 26th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Bacterial cells tend to form intricately structured communities called biofilms. Until now, the mechanisms that cause isolated bacteria to suddenly aggregate into a social network were unknown. But ... Read more...

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Stomach ulcer causing bacterium found in 700-year-old mummies


July 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico have discovered remnants of the bacterium that causes stomach ulcers in 700-year-old mummies.Yolanda Lopez-Vidal and colleagues from the National ... Read more...

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Scientists capture biggest, brightest 3D image of virus


March 6th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 6 (IANS) A Purdue University research team has captured the biggest, brightest and clearest three dimensional image of a virus, the tiniest ever micro-organism in existence. The image is only ... Read more...

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The micro-organism that survived for 80 million years without sex


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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Genetically engineered Bt corn could affect aquatic ecosystems, reveals study


November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
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