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Man-made Bacteria Fights Man-Made Chemical Mess - LiveScience.com

Man-made Bacteria Fights Man-Made Chemical Mess - LiveScience.com | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Man-made Bacteria Fights Man-Made Chemical MessLiveScience.comThis Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.
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Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food Crops - AllAfrica.com

Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food Crops - AllAfrica.com | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Fungi Offer Non-GM Way to Enhance Food CropsAllAfrica.comJohannesburg — As temperatures soar and droughts increase in frequency, scientists around the world are working to create food crops tolerant of extreme temperatures - often an expensive and...
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Helping good bacteria reach their target - Chemistry World

Helping good bacteria reach their target - Chemistry World | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Chemistry WorldHelping good bacteria reach their targetChemistry WorldMost probiotic bacteria that are added to foods, such as yoghurt, to aid the digestive system are not reaching their intended target in the intestine.
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Ebola: Causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention - by Eileen Eva - Helium

Ebola: Causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention - by Eileen Eva - Helium | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola) is a deadly viral disease that affects humans and their primates (chimpanzees, monkeys, and gorillas).
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Yeast model offers clues to possible drug targets for Lou Gehrig's ...

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In 2008, Gitler received a New Innovator award from the National Institutes of Health to use yeast as a model for understanding human neurodegenerative diseases and as a way to identify new targets for drug development.
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Dr. Jacqueline Gerhart: How much yogurt is needed to get benefits of bacteria? - Longview Daily News

Dr. Jacqueline Gerhart: How much yogurt is needed to get benefits of bacteria?
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Common diseases caused by fungi - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Fungi are organisms which can cause many varieties of infections in humans and in most instances, the infections would affect the feeble and the i..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Common diseases caused by fungi http://t.co/WQXLy6X5...)...
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Composting: make your own black gold - Telegraph.co.uk

Composting: make your own black gold - Telegraph.co.uk | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukComposting: make your own black goldTelegraph.co.ukWhen I'm teaching, I'm almost always asked the same questions. First: What do you do about slugs?
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Compost based bio-energy systems | practical permaculture by paul ...

Compost based bio-energy systems | practical permaculture by paul ... | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
When done properly, composting creates a great deal of heat – heat that can be harnessed to heat water and create usable energy. To capture this heat, the late French innovator, Jean Pain, developed a technique (Jean Pain ...
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Bacteria that work together to cause infection - Scientific American (blog)

Bacteria that work together to cause infection - Scientific American (blog) | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)Bacteria that work together to cause infectionScientific American (blog)But what I'm really enjoying exploring at the moment is more ecological bacteriology; how bacteria interact with their environment, how they respond...
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More evidence shows fecal transplants may combat bacterial infections - Fox News

More evidence shows fecal transplants may combat bacterial infections - Fox News | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Outcome MagazineMore evidence shows fecal transplants may combat bacterial infectionsFox NewsResearchers transplanted fecal matter from healthy people into the colons of people infected with the notoriously hard-to-treat Clostridium difficile...
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Food Borne Disease: Hepatitis A and food contamination

Food Borne Disease: Hepatitis A and food contamination | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
The Hepatitis A virus is an enteric virus, which causes a liver disease in humans now known as hepatitis A. There are number of different hepatitis viruses but only the Hepatitis A virus and possibly Hepatitis E virus can cause ...
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Truffle pioneers hope the fungi business someday rivals that of Oregon wine

Truffle pioneers hope the fungi business someday rivals that of Oregon wine | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
When winemakers from northern California first set their sights on Oregon and tried to grow wine grapes here in the 1960s, many people thought they were crazy.
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What does cheese made from armpit and nose bacteria smell like? ~ I Can't Believe It

What does cheese made from armpit and nose bacteria smell like? ~ I Can't Believe It | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Find out What does cheese made from armpit and nose bacteria smell like?
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New bacteria to fight against intestinal inflammation

New bacteria to fight against intestinal inflammation | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Medical researchers have produced "beneficial bacteria" capable of protecting the body against intestinal inflammation.
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Difference between a virus and bacteria - by Dr. Manura Nanayakkara - Helium

Viruses and bacteria cause around 90% of the all serious infectious diseases around the world. Millions of people suffer from these diseases. Howe..., Dr.
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Scientists Move Closer to a Lasting Flu Vaccine - New York Times

Scientists Move Closer to a Lasting Flu Vaccine - New York Times | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Scientists Move Closer to a Lasting Flu VaccineNew York TimesWhile the immune system educates itself, an unfamiliar flu virus can explode into full-blown disease.
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Study finds breast milk regulates gut bacteria to prevent food allergies - AME Info

Study finds breast milk regulates gut bacteria to prevent food allergies - AME Info | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Study finds breast milk regulates gut bacteria to prevent food allergiesAME InfoA new research study has revealed that breast milk helps babies to grow up more resistant to food allergies, by regulating the levels of bacteria in their digestive...
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Minimizing mining damage with manure - Phys.Org

Minimizing mining damage with manure - Phys.Org | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Minimizing mining damage with manurePhys.OrgHigh-compost amendments also increased microbial biomass, enzyme activity and nitrification potential, all of which create and support favorable conditions for plant establishment and growth.
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Lab Notes: Eyeing a New Baldness Remedy

Lab Notes: Eyeing a New Baldness Remedy | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
An existing drug for glaucoma also prompted regrowth of body hair in mouse experiments, as well as human scalp hair in vitro. Also this week: bacteria against bacteria.
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Bacterium Could Deliver Vaccine with No Needles - Voice of America (blog)

Vaccine News DailyBacterium Could Deliver Vaccine with No NeedlesVoice of America (blog)A type of bacterium that forms long-lasting spores could be a vehicle for delivering vaccines without the use of needles.
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Scientists create Top 10 list of plant-damaging fungi - agprofessional.com

Scientists create Top 10 list of plant-damaging fungi - agprofessional.com | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
RedOrbitScientists create Top 10 list of plant-damaging fungiagprofessional.comAlmost 500 international experts have worked together to develop a ranking system of the 10 most important phytopathogenic fungi on a scientific and economic level.
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Meningitis outbreak pushes researchers to new medical frontiers - The Seattle Times

Meningitis outbreak pushes researchers to new medical frontiers - The Seattle Times | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Meningitis outbreak pushes researchers to new medical frontiersThe Seattle TimesMost fungal infections occur on the skin and are easily treated. Inhaling fungus-contaminated dust sometimes causes pneumonia in healthy people.
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Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems

Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon may solve landfill problems | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
Plastic-eating fungi found in Amazon...http://t.co/3vUFytRq...
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Common Cold Virus Could Be Turned Into Anti-Cancer Drug ...

Common Cold Virus Could Be Turned Into Anti-Cancer Drug ... | Interactions between humans and micro-organisms | Scoop.it
I think we can agree that the common cold sucks. I also think we can agree that it doesn't suck nearly as badly as cancer. Researchers at the Salk Institute, though, may be on the trail of a way to turn the lesser of these two ...
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