Archive: 12/22/2008

Rockefeller microbiologist tests safety of spiked eggnog

(PhysOrg.com) -- With one in every 20,000 eggs contaminated with Salmonella bacteria, drinking homemade eggnog can be something of a gamble. But an experiment designed to test whether the alcohol in spiked eggnog can kill ...

Dec 22, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0

Modified plants may yield more biofuel

Plants, genetically modified to ease the breaking down of their woody material, could be the key to a cheaper and greener way of making ethanol, according to researchers who add that the approach could also ...

Dec 22, 2008 4 / 5 (2) 0

Cancer-fighting antibodies

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT engineers have found that antibodies do not need a particular sugar attachment long believed to be essential to their function, a discovery that could make producing therapeutic antibodies ...

Dec 22, 2008 5 / 5 (2) 0