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Genomes of citrus canker pathogens decoded

An international team of scientists from Brazil and the United States have completed the draft genome sequences of two strains of the Xanthomonas bacteria that cause citrus canker. Citrus canker, a belligerent disease that h ...

Apr 22, 2010
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Researchers discover new path to antibiotics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Northeastern University have taken a major step towards being able to grow previously uncultivable bacteria in the lab, the potential key to developing a new generation of highly effective antibiotics.

Mar 26, 2010
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The Efficacy of Bacteria

(PhysOrg.com) -- Marching to their own drummer. That's what bacteria from different environments do when turning toxic, mobile selenium into a less dangerous, non-mobile form, according to a study led by Dr. ...

Jan 12, 2010
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Making more efficient fuel cells

Bacteria that generate significant amounts of electricity could be used in microbial fuel cells to provide power in remote environments or to convert waste to electricity. Professor Derek Lovley from the University of Massachusetts, ...

Sep 07, 2009
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