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methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

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Scientists outsmart dangerous bacteria using infrared light

Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.

By July 12, 2013

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Cell phone germs as art: Gross or gorgeous?

Molecular biology students test their phones for bugs -- and find lots of them. Some even look like flowers and distant galaxies.

By February 20, 2013

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One in six mobile phones tainted by faecal matter

More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!

By October 14, 2011

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria

Joint discovery by IBM Research and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology could help slow number of deaths from MRSA "superbug." Potential treatment arises from semiconductor research.

By April 3, 2011

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Shocker: Movie theater 3D glasses carry bacteria

With more 3D movies coming to theaters, some might be wondering if the 3D glasses they're putting on are really clean. Well, Good Housekeeping has the answer, and it won't make "Avatar" filmgoers too happy.

By June 11, 2010

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Quick reaction by companies to ricin and other health scares

Companies provide detection equipment for potential terrorist disease and poison attacks.

By March 7, 2008

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A household paint that kills germs

Mix silver particles in household paint and you can disinfect the place.

By January 22, 2008

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Electronic nose sniffs out viruses

By September 23, 2005