The bacteria-eating virus that could one day power your mobile phone
Bioengineers at the University of South California, Berkeley have discovered that a virus can convert movement into electricity that could be used to power portable electronics as you walk down the street.
T-bacteriophages and e-coli Art Print by Eye Of Science
T-bacteriophages and e-coli art print by Eye Of Science. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
Using Genomics to Follow the Path of Ebola
Long before the current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) began in West Africa, NIH-funded scientists had begun collaborating with labs in Sierra Leone and Nigeria to analyze the genomes and de…
FARMACIAS TE DICE CUÁLES SON LAS CAUSAS DE LA ENCEFALITIS GRUPO FARMATODO 2
FARMACIA ¿Cuáles son las causas de la Encefalitis? La causa más frecuente de la encefalitis es una infección viral y una gran variedad de virus para los cuales hay vacunas. Entre las causas que lo pueden provocar se encuentran: Paperas, polio, rabia, rubéola, sarampión y varicela. El herpes simple, es la causa principal de los casos más severos de encefalitis en todas las edades. Otras causas pueden ser bacterias como sífilis y tuberculosis así como parásitos como cisticercosis. GRUPO…
Molecular model from X-ray diffraction data (PDB ID: 4rhv) of a rhinovirus particle. Rhinoviruses belong to the Picornaviridae family and are composed of a symmetrical protein capsid which contains single stranded RNA at its core. They are the most common cause of the common cold but can also cause sinus and ear infections and exacerbate asthma, cystic fibrosis and chronic bronchitis. Width of image is approximately 29 nm.
9 Classifications of Communicable Diseases according to Nature of the Pathogen
ADVERTISEMENTS: Communicable diseases are classified into nine types according to the nature of the pathogen (causing agent). They are 1. Viral diseases, 2. Rickettsial diseases, 3. Mycoplasmal diseases, 4. Chlamydial diseases, 5. Bacterial diseases, 6. Spirochaetal diseases, 7. Protozoan diseases, 8. Helminthic diseases and 9. Fungal diseases. 1. Viral Diseases: 1. Poliomyelitis or Polio (Infantile […]
Never-before-seen GIANT virus found that's so unusual it may have come from Mars
French scientists have found what they believe to be the world's biggest virus. Dubbed Pandoravirus, it is up to ten times the size of other viruses and only six per cent of its genes resemble anything else on Earth.