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May 3, 2014
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Mystery of 1918 Pandemic Flu Virus Solved by UA Researchers

University of Arizona researcher Michael Worobey and his team have discovered that the key to understanding influenza pandemics may lie in flu exposure during childhood. Just as the world was recovering from the devastation of World War I, another killer … Continue reading

February 25, 2012
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Number of Dead California Sea Otters Recovered in 2011 a Record High

*Evidence Builds for White Shark Factor in Otter Mortality* SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — The California or southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) appears to be experiencing an unprecedented increase in mortality from attacks by sharks, according to federal and state … Continue reading

November 27, 2011
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New Study Finds That Even the Cleanest Wastewater Contains ‘Super Bacteria’

*University of Minnesota research suggests that wastewater treated with standard technologies contains far greater quantities* MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL — A new University of Minnesota study reveals that the release of treated municipal wastewater – even wastewater treated by the … Continue reading

October 28, 2011
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Scientists Develop Technology Revolutionizing Single-Cell Studies

Researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, in collaboration with scientists at the J. Craig Venter Institute, have made a significant breakthrough in developing a novel technology to investigate global gene-expression in a single bacterium. The team, led by … Continue reading

May 24, 2011
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Replacing the Blue Bloods

*Liquid crystal droplets could replace horseshoe crab blood in common endotoxin test* The Food and Drug Administration requires every drug they certify to be tested for certain poisons that damage patient health. The current gold standard for this is the … Continue reading

May 7, 2011
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Yale Researchers Identify Four Key Weapons in Immune System’s Arsenal

Yale University researchers have identified four unique host defense proteins among thousands that seem to play a crucial role in mobilizing the immune system’s response to bacterial infections, they report in the May 6 issue of the journal Science. The … Continue reading