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Mycofiltration Trials

Since my last post on June 18th, we (friends and student volunteers with Lewis Ginter) have run through two days of bench-scale testing of our bucket mycofilters (which are buckets filled with wood chips that were colonized with… 764 more words

Projects

PREVALENCE AND INTENSITY OF URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS / SCHISTOSOMIASIS AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN IN IJEBU NORTH L.G.A. OGUN STATE

Author: Poopola Omolara Dorcas
Department: Applied Microbiology
Affiliation: Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka

This study was aimed at determining the prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis and other urinary tract infections among school children in Ijebu North L.G.A, Ogun State, Nigeria. 258 more words

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Donor-patient compatibility may play important role in stool transplant

A study published in Science shows new strains of microbes from the donor were more likely to colonize the patient’s intestines if that particular species exists in the patient’s gut. 200 more words

SNIPPETS

6 in 60: Number 43 - E Coli

Another Tuesday, another bug! This ones pretty famous but here’s 6 things to know about E. Coli.

  1. Escherichia coli is a rod-shaped bacterium. Each bacterium measures approximately 0.5 μm in width by 2 μm in length.
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Thatbiologist

Diarrhea: types, causes and treatment

Diarrhea is a loose, watery bowel movements that occur more frequently than usual. While diarrhea does not typically cause serious complications for most patients, it can be a fatal ailment for young children. 596 more words

Health

PhD opportunity: Tunable zinc responsive bacterial promoters for controlled gene expression

Tunable zinc responsive bacterial promoters for controlled gene expression

Supervisory Team: Dr Jon Hobman (School of Biosciences), Dr Phil Hill (School of Biosciences), Dr Dov Stekel (School of Biosciences). 372 more words

A new code for a new life

Break submission by Jordan Costafrolaz, PhD student, Microbiology Unit, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Edited by Carlos Rivera-Rivera, Scientific Editor — TheScienceBreaker… 730 more words

Escherichia Coli