In the previous post, I have mentioned the difference between sterilization and disinfection in addition to their importance in preventing the spread of infectious diseases between the patients. 157 more words
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Before too long, a fairly large ship, The Asclepius pulled up next to mine and hermetically sealed itself to my ship, airlock to airlock. Typically, when 2 ships interface like this, there is no danger with opening up both doors of each airlock simultaneously, as the pressure difference between the 2 crafts will be negligible…almost all ships keep their air pressure as close to 101.3 kPa as possible. 647 more words
Bacteria can be both useful and lethal. In either case, scientists want total control over them to maximise their efficiency or prevent any diseases. However, it does sounds impossible: how can humans control a bacterium, which is a free living organism so small we can’t see it with our naked eye and is incapable of understanding our commands? 395 more words
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Cheese, once primarily a way to extend the useful life of milk, is today quite a darling in the foodie world. It’s also fertile territory for adventurous eaters, from Stilton flecked with gold to Sardinian casu marzu writhing with live maggots.