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23.04.2015

Novel mechanism for Crohn’s disease uncovered: Bacterial communities cause inflammation of the gut

Crohn’s disease is one of a family of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). While it has already been proven to have genetic causes, scientists have now shown that the presence of certain intestinal bacteria also plays a...[more]


01.04.2015

Food poisoning: New detection method for bacterial toxin - a multi-faceted poison

The Bacillus cereus bacteria is one of the potential causes of food poisoning. Indeed, a recent study in "Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry" shows that this versatile pathogen produces 19 different variants of a poison that...[more]


26.03.2015

New biodiversity concepts for urban areas: Animal-Aided Design - planning for people and animals

Many of Europe’s cities are expanding. Rising demand for more housing space means undeveloped land and green areas are disappearing, and with them the habitat for many animals. In order to protect established species or introduce...[more]


12.03.2015

Scientists analyze beer from a shipwreck: What did beer taste like in the 1840s?

Some breweries have taken to resurrecting the flavors of ages past. Adventurous beer makers are extrapolating recipes from clues that archeologists have uncovered from old and even ancient brews found at historical sites. Now...[more]


05.03.2015

Breeding success with DNA analysis: Synbreed project bridges the gap between animal and plant breeding

From healthier cattle to corn that is better adapted to climate change, the Synbreed project has made major breakthroughs in animal and plant breeding. The methods used are based on DNA analysis, which allows scientists to...[more]


04.03.2015

Important mechanism in plant immunity decoded: Plants detect bacterial endotoxin in similar process to mammals

Similar to humans and animals, plants possess an innate immune system that protects them from invading pathogens. Molecular structures that do not occur in people, animals or plants enable recognition of these pathogens and...[more]


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