"We were particularly surprised to find three different brands of milk powder formula, which comprised 14% of the microdebris contaminants."
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Adding a graphene "wrap" to an exisitng "trap and zap" strategy does a better job and destroying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment.
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Specific bacteria in the small intestines of malnourished children play a causal role in stunted growth, a finding that could lead to better therapies.
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A new titanium dioxide coating "can add an additional layer of prevention to help stop the spread of foodborne contamination."
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The biofilms that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can withstand standard treatment to disinfect sewers, research finds.
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Mapping the mechanism that lets legumes make their own ammonium fertilizer could help make agriculture more sustainable.
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A newly discovered natural antibiotic called teixobactin may be a perfect weapon to fight drug-resistant superbugs like MRSA.
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