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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

E. Coli

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

Weekly Research Round Up #2: January 8-14

Welcome to the second week of research round up, where I look back on some of the interesting research papers I happened to read this week. 1,691 more words


If Carbapenems Go, Can Colistin be Far Behind?

I wrote about the disaster-in-the-making discovery of transmissible resistance to colistin, a last resort antibiotic, when the Lancet Infectious Diseases published a paper based on data coming out from surveillance in China. 481 more words

Infectious Diseases

Creative Minds: Searching for Solutions to Chronic Infection

If you or a loved one has ever struggled with a bacterial infection that seemed to have gone away with antibiotic treatment, but then came back again, you’ll probably be interested to learn about the work of Kyle Allison. 417 more words