Monthly Archives: April 2017

Gut bacteria tell the brain what animals should eat

Neuroscientists have, for the first time, shown that gut bacteria “speak” to the brain to control food choices in animals. …read more

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Chronic fatigue syndrome linked to imbalanced microbiome

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health have discovered abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria related to chronic… …read more

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Between 18 March and 20 April 2017 the national IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 13 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) including two fatal cases. On 18 April 2017 the national IHR Focal Point of Qatar reported one additional case of MERS. …read more

By |April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

80-year-old ‘viable’ anthrax strain debunked using advanced genomic sequencing

A team of international researchers has found that a strain of anthrax-causing bacterium thought to have been viable 80 years after a thwarted World War I espionage attack, was, in reality, a much… …read more

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Lab Culture Ep. 3: APHL Marches for Science

APHL was an official and proud partner of the March for Science! We spoke with two people who joined us on Saturday, April 22 about why they were marching for science.

Links:
APHL’s March for Science photo album
Official March for Science website
Everything you need for Lab Week 2017
“kNOW science, kNOw public health” t-shirts and […]

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