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Antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles produced by Plantago ovata seed extract against antibiotic resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae - JBES

Mohammad Bokaeian, Taher Mohasseli, Saeide Saeidi, Nahid Sephri

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

Young Researcher Society. Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agricultural. 333 more words

Biology

tropical autumn flowers ...

The current wet season downpours have slowed to a trickle, enabling a mass of ground covers and herbs to set flowers. Quite a wonderland, click to enlarge.

Environment

Bad breath: Study find array of bacteria when orcas exhale

SEATTLE (AP) — When the mighty orca breaks to the surface and exhales, the whale sprays an array of bacteria and fungi in its his breath, scientists said, some good, and some bad such as salmonella. 608 more words

News

Sunken boat causes fuel spill in Fraser River

An environmental response crew and the Coast Guard are attending the scene of a fuel spill in the Fraser River near Mission that occurred Friday afternoon. 64 more words

Environment

White Working Class Pathology and the Trump Vote

Yesterday the Washington Post published an article summarizing a fascinating study by two Princeton University economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, analyzing the startling increase of “deaths of despair” (suicide, drugs, and alcohol) since 2000–particularly among whites with a high school education or less. 877 more words

Politics

Sam's Ses Challenge #13: Water

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge.

Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something… 321 more words

Travel