Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
These Are The Most Likely Beers To Be On Menus In Every State
Thanks to America’s beer explosion, many drinkers are choosing their bar based on the beers on tap instead of the other way around. That, coupled with the continued existence of that thing known as th...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Toronto's Zoo plans to turn its animal waste into electricity
From African lions to Grevy's Zebras, animals at the Toronto Zoo generate 3,000 tons of dung a year. Now the zoo will soon be turning all that poop into energy, thanks to a new biogas plant that uses ...
White House announces plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The plan lists specific goals to fight the spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes over the next five years. It outlines steps to prevent and contain antibiotic-resistant infections through better sur...
BBC News - Novel antibiotic class created
Scientists have designed a new class of antibiotic which seeks and destroys resistance genes in bacteria. The unique approach could be used to genetically engineer bacteria in our bodies to become les...
10 Fermented Foods That We Would Totally Try, Just Not Right Now, Thanks
Winter is coming; now is the ideal time to ferment your way to a full pantry. Some nice pickled cukes? Homemade soy sauce? Or how about a fermented seal, stuffed with 500 birds? We've compiled a list ...
Fermented foods
Good nutrition will benefit your digestive system. Learn about eating healthy with fermented foods, improving digestion, and general nutrition in this free v...
Antibiotics
Antibiotics or antibacterials are a type of antimicrobial used specifically against bacteria, and are often used in medical treatment of bacterial infections. They may either kill or inhibit the growt...
Antibiotics - Wikipedia
Fermented beverages
An alcoholic beverage is a drink which contains a substantial amount of the psychoactive drug ethanol (informally called alcohol). As one of the most widely used recreational drugs in the world, such ...
Fermented foods
Fermentation in food processing is the conversion of carbohydrates to alcohols and carbon dioxide or organic acids using yeasts, bacteria, or a combination thereof, under anaerobic conditions. Fermen...
Fermented foods - Wikipedia
Recombinant DNA
Recombinant DNA (rDNA) molecules are DNA molecules formed by laboratory methods of genetic recombination (such as molecular cloning) to bring together genetic material from multiple sources, creating ...
Monoclonal antibody therapy
Monoclonal antibody therapy is a form of immunotherapy that uses monoclonal antibodies (mAb) to specifically bind to target cells or proteins. This may then stimulate the patient's immune system to at...
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
Wine
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutri...
Efalizumab
Efalizumab (trade name Raptiva, Genentech, Merck Serono) is a formerly available medication designed to treat autoimmune diseases, originally marketed to treat psoriasis. As implied by the suffix -zum...
Polyamide 11
Polyamide 11 (PA 11) or Nylon 11 is a polyamide bioplastic derived from vegetable oil. It is produced by Arkema under the tradename Rilsan from castor beans. PA 11 is not biodegradable.Its properties...
Biologic medical product
A biopharmaceutical, also known as a biologic medical product or more simply as a biologic or biological, is any medicinal product manufactured in or extracted from biological sources or semisynthesiz...
These Are The Most Likely Beers To Be On Menus In Every State
Thanks to America’s beer explosion, many drinkers are choosing their bar based on the beers on tap instead of the other way around. That, coupled with the continued existence of that thing known as th...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Toronto's Zoo plans to turn its animal waste into electricity
From African lions to Grevy's Zebras, animals at the Toronto Zoo generate 3,000 tons of dung a year. Now the zoo will soon be turning all that poop into energy, thanks to a new biogas plant that uses ...
Torezolid
Tedizolid Phosphate (formerly torezolid phosphate, TR-701), marketed as the phosphate salt under the trade name Sivextro, is an oxazolidinone-class antibiotic developed by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, foll...
Torezolid - Wikipedia
Teixobactin
Teixobactin /ˌteɪks.oʊ.ˈbæk.tɪn/ is a small molecule antibiotic that is active against gram-positive bacteria. It appears to belong to a new class of antibiotics, and harms bacteria by binding to lipi...
Fungicide
Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill or inhibit fungi or fungal spores. Fungi can cause serious damage in agriculture, resulting in critical losses of yield,...
Ketosis
Ketosis /kɨˈtoʊsɨs/ is a metabolic state where most of the body's energy supply comes from ketone bodies in the blood, in contrast to a state of glycolysis where blood glucose provides most of the ene...
10 Fermented Foods That We Would Totally Try, Just Not Right Now, Thanks
Winter is coming; now is the ideal time to ferment your way to a full pantry. Some nice pickled cukes? Homemade soy sauce? Or how about a fermented seal, stuffed with 500 birds? We've compiled a list ...
Antiviral drug
Antiviral drugs are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections. Like antibiotics for bacteria, specific antivirals are used for specific viruses. Unlike most antibiotics, an...
Sprifermin
Sprifermin is another name for human recombinant FGF18. Its manufacturers hope it will soon enter clinical trials for treatment of knee osteoarthritis.