E. Coli Outbreak
Biologists turn eavesdropping viruses into bacterial assassins  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations -- and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli and cholera. more
Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
US officials trace E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California more
US traces lettuce outbreak to at least 1 California farm  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
US officials have traced a recent outbreak of E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce to at least 1 farm in central California more
Biologists turn eavesdropping viruses into bacterial assassins  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
Princeton molecular biologist Bonnie Bassler and graduate student Justin Silpe have identified a virus, VP882, that can listen in on bacterial conversations—and then, in a twist like something out of a spy novel, they... more
New light on blocking Shiga and ricin toxins -- And on an iconic biological process  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers, setting their sights on Shiga toxin (player in the current E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce) and... more
New graphene-based sensor design could improve food safety  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In the US, more than 100 food recalls were issued in 2017 because of contamination from harmful bacteria such as Listeria, Salmonella or E. coli. A new sensor design could one day... more
New graphene-based sensor design could improve food safety  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the U.S., more than 100 food recalls were issued in 2017 because of contamination from harmful bacteria such as Listeria, Salmonella or E. coli. A new sensor design could one day... more
The potentially deadly bacterium that's on everyone's skin  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Forget MRSA and E. coli, there's another bacterium that is becoming increasingly dangerous due to antibiotic resistance -- and it's present on the skin of every person on the planet. more
FDA says some romaine lettuce is safe to eat after E. coli outbreak  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
To help shoppers identify potentially contaminated lettuce, producers are going to start labeling the source of their greens along with a harvest... more
WATCH: Romaine lettuce from California linked to E. coli, FDA says  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The FDA is advising consumers to buy lettuce that's harvested from areas outside of northern and central California. more
Scientists report novel combination transport system in E. coli  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A general concept in biology is that cells use two different systems to transport substances across their membrane: selective pores, which allow passive transport driven by a concentration gradient, and... more
CDC warns against eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
This is different from a recent multistate E.Coli outbreak connected to romaine lettuce. more
FDA approves antibacterial drug to treat travelers' diarrhea  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli),... more
In-hospital mortality higher among patients with drug-resistant infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy report that in-hospital... more
Medical News Today: Natural antibiotic strips bacteria of their defenses  MNT · 4 weeks
New research finds that an antibiotic derived from the spined soldier bug is effective against Escherichia coli and many other drug-resistant bacteria. more
Protein assemblies ejected directly from native membranes yield complexes for mass spectrometry  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Membrane proteins reside in lipid bilayers and are typically extracted from this environment for study, which often compromises their integrity. In this work, we... more
Thanatin targets the intermembrane protein complex required for lipopolysaccharide transport in Escherichia coli  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
With the increasing resistance of many Gram-negative bacteria to existing classes of antibiotics, identifying new paradigms in antimicrobial discovery is an important... more
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