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Wormy Waters

If you have a dog you know roundworms as the bad guys. In fact over half of the known species of roundworms are parasitic. 584 more words


Bodily bacteria coming soon..

Dear Reader,

I am sorry to make you wait. Please don’t think that the title of my blog is deceiving you..I just went back to the fundamentals to provide you with the truest information. 76 more words


New Appreciation.

Hellloooo Everybody ☺️

There are some things that we encounter everyday but don’t really realise how wonderful they are and how much better they can make life. 74 more words



(Things my microbiology professor said that taught me a little about microbiology but a lot about much bigger things)

“So basically there are a TON of people walking around everyday with this terrible shit inside them and they don’t even know it’s there until years later” 355 more words

Elaine Hsiao

Dr. Elaine Hsiao is an assistant professor at UCLA’s Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology and UCLA’s Department of Medicine, Digestive Diseases. In addition to her many distinctions, she was elected to the Forbes’ 2014 “30 Under 30 in Science & Health Care” and served on the White House Office of Science and Technology Microbiome Forum. 170 more words


How microbiology is making paper for the future

It’s a well-known fact that if you want to make paper, somewhere along the line you need to chop down a tree. With millions of tonnes of paper being produced annually, this really adds up to a lot of trees. 731 more words


Laboratory-based surveillance of pertussis using multitarget real-time PCR in Japan: evidence for Bordetella pertussis infection in preteens and teens.

Between January 2013 and December 2014, we conducted laboratory-based surveillance of pertussis using multitarget real-time PCR, which discriminates among Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Bordetella holmesii and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. 150 more words