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  • Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?

    Can an artificial protein defeat infection by supercharging immunity?
    Between vaccine refusal, drug resistant strains of bacteria, and the growing ranks of the immuno-compromised, it sometimes seems that we humans are losing our brief moment of superiority in the unending arms race against pathogens. But a new technique has shown remarkable promise in mice infected with deadly forms of meningitis and pneumonia, and may point the way to regaining the upper hand against a wide range of infections.
  • Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells

    Scientists build man-made 'living-materials' inside bacterial cells
    Our bones are remarkable feats of engineering; strong and yet light, shot through with holes and yet able to bear incredible loads. This super-strong natural material is built as cells incorporate hard minerals like calcium into living tissue. Now,...

    How to tell when your milk really spoils, without having to smell it

    How to tell when your milk really spoils, without having to smell it
    Scientists in China have developed a way to tell if that carton of milk is really bad without the smell test.  They came up with what they're calling smart tags, small gel-based tabs that stick to containers of food and change color when something has...

    Five-second food rule has some merit, new study says

    Five-second food rule has some merit, new study says
    The latest on the five-second rule: Food picked up after a few seconds of falling on the floor is less likely to contain bacteria than if it's left there longer. The findings are from Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences in...

    Letters: Farm inspectors aren't bullies

    Re "Farmers caught up in food safety net," Feb. 23 Contrary to what an anecdote in this article implies, the Food Safety Modernization Act does not give Food and Drug Administration inspectors the power to impose fines on organic or other farmers. Plus,...