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Maltodextrin may contribute to an increased susceptibility to Crohn’s disease

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844) 643 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Bacteria Manipulate Salt To Build Shelters To Hibernate

Researchers have detected that when bacteria cells are introduced into a droplet of salt water bacteria manipulate the sodium chloride crystallisation to create formations, where they hibernate. 24 more words


A Year in the Lab: Moving out of Lincoln and Running PCR on Lincoln and Bradford samples

Monday 30th June 2014

As I am moving out of my flat in Lincoln this week, research work had to take a bit of a back seat! 633 more words

A Year In The Lab

Sunlight plus lime juice makes drinking water safer

20 Apr 2012

Looking for an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of your drinking water? According to a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, sunlight and a twist of lime might do the trick. 536 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

FSA released revised E.coli O157 control of cross-contamination guidance

The FSA E.coli O157 control of cross-contamination guidance has been revised and updated to take into account the results from independent research into the effectiveness of disinfecting complex equipment, and the views of industry and local authority stakeholders. 291 more words


A Year in the Lab: Finishing Bradford Bacterial Plug Production, PFGE and PCR

Monday 23rd June

This week began with the production of my final bacterial plugs! As I have reached the end of both Lincoln and Bradford collections I started by inoculating LB broth with single colonies from my last agar slopes. 2,205 more words

A Year In The Lab

RASFF Food Alerts, Week 27

Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week.
On 30/06/2014, suspicion of Clostridium botulinum was identified in pesto sauce with black truffles from Hungary. 18 more words