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Taming the anthrax threat

... effects and other drawbacks of those used now, can effectively stop the bug in its tracks. Bacillus anthracis can quickly transform from a dormant ... cells), Bergman says. New drugs, he says, should target the bug during the brief window of vulnerability when the bacteria transform from ...

Taming the anthrax threat

... effects and other drawbacks of those used now, can effectively stop the bug in its tracks. Bacillus anthracis can quickly transform from a dormant ... cells), Bergman says. New drugs, he says, should target the bug during the brief window of vulnerability when the bacteria transform from ...

'Far From Beyond': A Glimpse into the World of Biotechnology and the Future of the Free World

... but not Onslow. It vaguely resembled him: the same boyish, unwrinkled face, and slightly tussled brown hair. But this face had wide-set bug eyes, a protruding forehead and a pointed-not square-chin. And his once brown eyes had now taken on a golden hue. About the Author ...

Immune system protein starves 'staph' bacteria

... lead author of the report in Science, reasoned that proteins present at the site of a staph infection might be important to the battle between the bug and the immune system, and might therefore make good targets for therapeutics. They took advantage of the fact that staph forms abscesses ...

Blood Donations in U.S. Testing Positive for Chagas' Disease

... Blood Safety Experts Investigating New Cases of Chagas' Disease Transmission via bug Bites & Blood Transfusions ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ten months since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration licensed the ...

Quick microchip test for dangerous antibiotic resistant bacteria

... by studying and identifying the dangerous genes from samples of gut bacteria including the diarrhoea-causing E. coli bacteria and the food poisoning bug Salmonella. In a test of the new chip screening technique, the most common antibiotic resistance gene was identified in 90% of E. coli and 56% of ...

Got bugs? New project lets real computer users gang up on software bugs

... in his research, known as the "Cooperative bug Isolation Project." Combining programming ... users. The final step in the feedback loop is a bug report, prepared by Liblit and sent back to the ... Liblit's doctoral dissertation on cooperative bug isolation, completed at the University of ...

WTN Exclusive Interview with Josh Heling

... seven years ago. There are a number of educational opportunities that still interest me, but in the meantime Ive been bitten by the entrepreneurial bug I definitely want to work with more start-ups in the future. WTN: Why didnt you go after VC money in 1998? JH: The timing wasnt right ...

Linux and Windows duke it out at ITEC

... Rassbach rated open-source software highly on the ability to fix bugs, saying that open-source software authors were often more willing to listen to bug reports and fix problems faster than Microsoft. He said the open-source community could provide support just as good as Microsofts, as long as ...

How to solve the salary mystery

... Its just like Mick Jagger said: I cant get no satisfaction. As soon as one need is met, another one crops up to bug you. Old Maslow must have had this in mind when he set up that hierarchy of needs to illustrate that getting one set of needs taken care of (like ...

$685,000 too much for construction Web site, critics say

... all construction events taking place, so its directions never take drivers through closed routes. Users can also download a program called Traffic bug to alert them of changes on routes they take regularly. The site supplies data charts and an interactive map to keep drivers updated on traffic ...

Why and how you should befriend a tech recruiter

... should you care if youre not job hunting? Well, wouldnt you be interested in checking out a really wonderful opportunity even if youre snug as a bug in your current role? Also, what if things change? What if your company is bought tomorrow or your function is outsourced or theres a cataclysmic ...

If my mom designed a computer

... If my mom designed a computer, it would say please and thank you. It would know when I was really focused on something and wouldnt bug me with e-mail, IM and other notifications. It would know just when to call me back from that Internet playground, so I could be sure and finish my ...

Windows exploit worsens as stop-gap measures fill in for official patch

... experts are taking the unusual position of urging people to install an unofficial patch before the situation spins out of control. Because of a bug in the way Windows handles images, viewing any image on a Windows machine could cause a malicious program to be installed and run. This could come ...

Judging educational software

... log on, engagement has not been achieved. And one more bit of advice: Always go for the Web-based version because it means immediate updates and bug fixes, and the kids can use it at home. Here, then, are the sites that evaluate educational software. California Learning Resource Network - ...
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