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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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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


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

Mycoremediation Project at Lewis Ginter

The purpose of this research project is to develop a low-cost method to filter harmful bacteria from stormwater by utilizing fungi. This project is based on the research of Paul Stamets, who has shown success in filtering and eliminating… 386 more words


Scientists Discover Nanotechnology Coating That Can Kill 99.9 Percent Of Superbugs

The transparent coating will be baked into the material, forming a hard surface that is resistant to superbugs including MRSA, some fungi and Escherichia coli. The team is now studying on how the material could be incorporated into paint and plastics to explore a wider use of the discovery. 391 more words
Health And Social Issues

Coliformii la control

Astăzi, a 22-a zi din Martisor, a adus tuturor romanilor o surpriza evident neplacuta, asa ca tot este si Ziua Mondială a Apei.

Printr-o coincidență absolut … nefericită, deoarece in aceasta data aflam si rezultatele unui control A.N.P.C, control oarecum inopinat privind calitatea “exceptionala” a apei îmbuteliate prezente in marile lanturi de magazine, si in care au fost depistate bacterii coliforme aflate intr-o multime ce trezeste rapid … oroarea in randul celor ce stiu cam pe unde se gasesc aceste bacterii (Escherichia coli), rezultatele publicate fiind de-a dreptul … fabuloase. 1,120 more words