News tagged with sterilization

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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Plasma-in-a-bag for sterilizing devices

The practice of sterilizing medical tools and devices helped revolutionize health care in the 19th century because it dramatically reduced infections associated with surgery. Through the years, numerous ways of sterilization ...

dateNov 09, 2009 in General Physics
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Engineering bouncing babies, one at a time

As hopeful moms-to-be learn, there are important considerations to the successful implantation of a fertilized human egg. A calm environment, regular hormonal injections and the timing of the implantation can all affect the ...

dateMar 02, 2009 in Other
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