News tagged with germ

Eaten Alive: 5-year battle with flesh-eating germ

(AP) -- Waking from a fog of anesthesia, Sandy Wilson found she was a patient in one of the hospitals where she worked as a nurse. She remembered having a baby, and being told she had gotten an infection. ...

dateAug 09, 2010 in Other
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Documents show vast cleanup of Plum Island land

(AP) -- Government documents obtained by The Associated Press show extensive efforts since 2000 to remove vast amounts of waste and contaminants from Plum Island, site of top-secret Army germ warfare research ...

dateJun 27, 2010 in Environment
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Microbe detective seeks out germs

Microorganisms are everywhere and most of them are harmless, but they can do a lot of damage in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals or in tissue transplants. With the aid of a new device, germs can be detected ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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