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Would you wolf down algae to get rid of a hangover?


11 Jan, 2016 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Many of us have overindulged in alcohol over the past two-three weeks, and those readers who resonated with this article's title are definetly in search for a good hangover remedy. If not as we speak, then for the near future. The healthcare industry knows there's a slice to tap into,…

Antibiotic resistant bacteria get stronger in environment having antibiotics residue, heavy metals


8 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
An environment rich in antibiotic residues and heavy metals such as arsenic, silver, and copper builds up bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics, a new study published in mBio shows. Scientists explain that bacteria can exchange plasmids, fragments of DNA, to increase their resistance to antibiotics even in a low concentration of…