News tagged with germ

Rescuing male turkey chicks

A novel approach to classify the gender of six-week-old turkey poults could save millions of male chicks from being killed shortly after birth, according to Dr. Gerald Steiner from the Dresden University of Technology in ...

Nov 23, 2009
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You might be 'fluphobic' if ...

The moment it became clear that I was on the verge of a full-blown case of the disease, I was gazing at an ATM keypad.

Oct 23, 2009
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Panel: Overzealous rules may stifle germ research

(AP) -- A panel of university and private-sector scientists urged Congress on Thursday not to overregulate laboratories that handle the world's deadliest pathogens, saying it could have a chilling effect on research of biological ...

Sep 30, 2009
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Seal of quality for hygienic equipment

The processing and packaging of food is governed by very strict hygiene rules. Researchers are now testing production equipment for cleanroom suitability and are listing qualified products in an online database.

Sep 14, 2009
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