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February 15, 2013
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Earthquakes, Glue and Grappling Hooks: Scientists Dissect the Movement of Bacteria

A team led by researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has discovered that microscopic bacteria have a lot in common with earthquakes — when it comes to their jolting movements. In a new study … Continue reading

September 25, 2012
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Bacteria May Signal Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Pancreatic cancer is highly lethal and difficult to detect early. In a new study, researchers report that people who had high levels of antibodies for an infectious oral bacterium turned out to have double the risk for developing the cancer. … Continue reading

April 13, 2012
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Ocean Acidification Linked With Larval Oyster Failure in Hatcheries

*Increase in ocean acidification led to collapse of oyster seed production at Oregon hatchery* Marine researchers have definitively linked the collapse of oyster seed production at a commercial oyster hatchery in Oregon to an increase in ocean acidification. Larval growth … Continue reading

November 27, 2010
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How Pathogens Hijack Host Plants

Palo Alto, CA — Infestation by bacteria and other pathogens result in global crop losses of over $500 billion annually. A research team led by the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Plant Biology developed a novel trick for identifying how pathogens … Continue reading