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The CUT – Food for Thought Event

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of blog posts recently. I think I underestimated the amount of life, sweat and energy my summer work placement required and I really feel that I wanted to throw myself into it. 329 more words

The origin of virulence, and why its important.

Virulence is an abstraction of the harm caused to hosts by a pathogen, and explaining the paradox of virulence has been an active field of study in evolution for a while. 1,101 more words

Ecology

Pathogen (2006)

Nevermind this being the internet, but I think that very few people have actually seen (or heard of) this movie so I kinda feel obligated to write a short introductory notice on what’s it all about. 543 more words

US Movies

Name That Pathogen - The Eighth Edition

Here we go folks! It’s time for another edition of ‘Name That Pathogen’! This week we’ve got five more tricky pathogens so put on those thinking caps.

Biosafe Systems

Foodborne Pathogen Can Cause Disease In Some Breeds Of Chickens

According to a new research foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds.

Contrary to popular belief, the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni is not a harmless commensal in chickens but can cause disease in some breeds… 12 more words

News

Deadly Anthrax Strain Potentially Infects 75 Scientists in Georgia

Upwards of 75 scientists working on the more dangerous and often lethal strain of anthrax at the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) may have been exposed when the infectious samples sent to its Georgia laboratories not sufficiently equipped to handle dangerous pathogens, a spokesman for the federal health agency said Thursday. 332 more words

ADW News

To Bee, Or Not To Bee

“ created the most complex, highly advanced technology in history. Yet we are almost entirely dependent on a measly little flying insect.” – The Lighter Side, 1971… 1,168 more words