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January 18, 2019
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Tübinger Forscher decken Tarnkappenstrategie multiresistenter Keime auf

Durchbruch in der Erforschung gefürchteter Krankheitserreger – Bislang unbekanntes Protein in einer Schlüsselrolle Forscherinnen und Forschern der Universität Tübingen und des Deutschen Zentrums für Infektionsforschung (DZIF) ist ein Durchbruch bei der Entschlüsselung multiresistenter Krankheitskeime gelungen. Das Team um Professor Andreas … Continue reading

October 26, 2014
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Testing Water for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are an important concern for disease prevention in the future. UA doctoral candidate Victoria Obergh is testing Tucson-area wastewater systems to find out where these bacteria can be found. In the lab, Victoria Obergh transfers bacterial DNA samples … Continue reading

January 10, 2014
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OhioHealth and IBM Scientists Join Forces to Prevent Infections in Hospitals

Wireless technology and real-time Big Data analytics boost hand hygiene 20% YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. & COLUMBUS, OH. – 10 Jan 2014: OhioHealth andIBM today announced a collaboration to aid in the prevention of  infections using a first-of-a-kind network of wireless … Continue reading

December 9, 2013
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IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Convert Recycled Plastics into Disease Fighting Nanofibers

Opens new applications for the nearly 5.5 billion pounds of PET bottles and jars available annually for recycling SAN JOSE, Calif – 09 Dec 2013: Researchers from IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have made a nanomedicine breakthrough … Continue reading

December 6, 2013
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Staphylococcus aureus bacteria turns immune system against itself

Around 20 percent of all humans are persistently colonized with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, a leading cause of skin infections and one of the major sources of hospital-acquired infections, including the antibiotic-resistant strain MRSA. University of Chicago scientists have recently discovered … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
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Mobile health technologies to rapidly test and track infectious diseases

Early-warning sensor systems that can test and track serious infectious diseases – such as major flu epidemics, MRSA and HIV – using mobile phones and the internet are being developed by a major new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (IRC) led by … Continue reading

December 17, 2012
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IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives within Five Years

Breakthroughs will mark the era of cognitive systems when computers will, in their own way, see, smell, touch, taste and hear ARMONK, N.Y. – 17 Dec 2012: Today IBM unveiled the seventh annual “IBM 5 in 5” (#ibm5in5) – a … Continue reading

February 23, 2011
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‘Chemical Compounds in Trees Can Fight Deadly Staph Infections in Humans’

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most people would never suspect that a “trash tree,” one with little economic value and often removed by farmers due to its ability to destroy farmland, could be the key to fighting a deadly bacterium. Now, a … Continue reading