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Viruses can turn harmless E. coli dangerous

For her doctorate, Camilla Sekse studied how viral DNA can be transmitted from pathogenic to non-pathogenic E. coli. Viruses that infect bacteria in this way are called bacteriophages. Her findings reveal that such transmission ...

dateApr 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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FDA eyes NY firm in pistachio recall probe

(AP) -- Authorities looking into the nationwide pistachio recall said Thursday they are investigating a California nut processor's sister company in New York where officials last month found cockroaches and rodent droppings.

dateApr 02, 2009 in Health
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