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This modified stainless steel could kill bacteria without antibiotics or chemicals

An electrochemical process developed at Georgia Tech could offer new protection against bacterial infections without contributing to growing antibiotic resistance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Detecting intelligent life that"s light years away: Greenhouse gases could signal alien activity

If aliens modified a planet in their solar system to make it warmer, we'd be able to tell. A new UC Riverside study identifies the artificial greenhouse gases that would be giveaways of a terraformed planet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Global South health care practices contribute to spread of antimicrobial resistance across the world, study suggests

Many bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics originate in Pakistan and other parts of the Indian subcontinent. Infections caused by these bacteria are challenging to treat; longer treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is required and despite t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Researchers identify potential hazards in biosolid fertilizers

Fertilizers manufactured from the sludgy leftovers of wastewater treatment processes can contain traces of potentially hazardous organic chemicals, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 57 min. ago

Superman set photos reveal David Corenswet as the Man of Steel

Superman is in Ohio as James Gunn's Man of Steel movie films in Cleveland. Check out the set photos of David Corenswet in full costume......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Worried about PFAS in your drinking water? Here"s what the evidence says about home filters

Recent news about PFAS "forever chemicals" in Australian drinking water supplies has been very confronting. Many people are asking how they can remove these contaminants from their home drinking water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Whistleblower claims to have nearly died because of illegal chemical exposure from Apple

An ex-employee has accused Apple of exposing her to gaseous organic chemicals from a secret chip fabrication plant located near her home.Apple's Santa Clara operation was visited by the EPA (Source: Apple Maps)Apple fired whistleblower Ashley Gjovik.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Your wig could be poisoning you: Study finds pesticides and other toxic chemicals in synthetic hair in Nigeria

Well-groomed hair is a symbol of beauty for many black African women. Natural hair requires special care and attention, though, which can be time consuming. Wigs (human or synthetic hair), weave-ons and other artificial hair extensions offer women an.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

New study confirms forever chemicals are absorbed through human skin

A study of 17 commonly-used synthetic 'forever chemicals' has shown that these toxic substances can readily be absorbed through human skin......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Mashed up purple marine bacteria makes an excellent eco-friendly fertilizer

New research published in npj Sustainable Agriculture reports that biomass made from the purple photosynthetic marine bacterium Rhodovulum sulfidophilum is an excellent nitrogen fertilizer......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Fish kill reported in Biscayne Bay: Waterkeeper blames it on heavy rain

If you're in some spots in Biscayne Bay during the weekend, you might be greeted with an unpleasant sight: dead fish floating on the surface......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Torrential rains kill 27 across Central America

Torrential rains across Central America have left at least 27 dead in landslides and flooding over the past week, mainly in El Salvador, but also in Guatemala and Honduras, officials said Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

How does heat kill? It confuses your brain. It shuts down your organs. It overworks your heart.

As temperatures and humidity soar outside, what's happening inside the human body can become a life-or-death battle decided by just a few degrees......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

How E. coli defends itself against antibiotics

Imagine that you have a very sore throat. You're sick, your throat hurts, and a visit to the doctor confirms that the pain is due to a bacterial infection. You get a prescription for antibiotics, which quickly sorts out your sore throat. You are plea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Many more bacteria produce greenhouse gases than previously thought, study finds

Caltech researchers have discovered a new class of enzymes that enable a myriad of bacteria to "breathe" nitrate when in low-oxygen conditions. While this is an evolutionary advantage for bacterial survival, the process produces the greenhouse gas ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Hidden partners: Symbiodolus bacteria found in various insect orders

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology report the discovery of at least six orders of endosymbiont Symbiodolus clandestinus, which lives inside insect cells. Using fluorescence in situ hybridization, they showed that Symbiodolus.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Consumer Reports sends petition to NHTSA asking to reevaluate flammability test

Consumer Reports sent a petition to NHTSA requesting it update its flammability test following findings that chemicals used to meet those standards might be carcinogenic......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Using soil bacteria to help accelerate discovery of new antibiotics

Northeastern researcher Kim Lewis is spearheading an effort to accelerate discovery of new antibiotics as part of a multi-institutional project to tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Old drugs new tricks—novel approach shows "enormous potential" for rapid antibiotic discovery

An innovative project to re-purpose existing drugs for their potential as antibiotics has uncovered a highly promising candidate with a potent and unique way of killing drug resistant bacteria......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Tidal officially kills MQA support, and tosses out Sony 360 Reality Audio too

Tidal announces it has set a date for the end of MQA support and adds Sony's spatial audio format to the kill list......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Landslides kill nine as Bangladesh lashed by rain

Torrential rains in Bangladesh have triggered landslides burying alive at least nine people and forcing thousands to flee to higher ground, police and government officials in the low-lying nation said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024