Probiotics keep calves healthy, too

Scientists in Japan have developed and tested a novel probiotic formulation to control severe diarrhea in calves, ensuring their health and reducing mortality, and in turn reducing economic loss.

Some Pittsburgh schools closed for the day over water issue

Insufficient chlorine in Pittsburgh's public water supply led to the closure Wednesday of nearly two dozen grade schools and a boil-water advisory in neighborhoods that include the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon ...

Bacteria use traffic-cop-like mechanism to infect gut

A study has found that a syringe-like device used to invade intestinal cells also acts as a traffic cop—directing bacteria where to go and thereby enabling them to efficiently carry out infection.