In these lean times, smart consumers refuse to pay a lot for throwaway items, but will shell out a little more for products that can be used again and again. The same is true of bacteria and other microbes, researchers at the University of Michigan have learned.
Remember the massive Jennie-O Turkey Burger recall from last weekend? Now, the CDC is reporting the outbreak strain of Salmonella Hadar bacteria responsible for the contamination is resistant to many commonly prescribed antibiotics.
University of Michigan scientists have discovered a molecular assistant called Spy that helps bacteria excel at producing proteins for medical and industrial purposes.
Water pressure is fluctuating in St. Clair Shores and as a result residents are being told to boil water before drinking it.
A new University of Michigan study dishes the dirt on whether being too clean can actually make you sick.
An infectious-disease nightmare is unfolding: Bacteria that have been made resistant to nearly all antibiotics by an alarming new gene have sickened people in three states and are popping up all over the world, health […]
Doctors in the United Kingdom say they’re worried about a new superbug that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics. It’s called NDM-1.