Nearly half of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. from 1998 through 2008 have been attributed to contaminated fresh produce. Prevention and control of bacterial contamination on fresh produce is critical to ensure food safety. The current strategy remains industrial washing of the product in water containing chlorine. However, due to sanitizer ineffectiveness there is an urgent need to identify alternative antimicrobials, particularly those of natural origin, for the produce industry.
A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, based in part on research from the Children’s Hospital of Michigan part of the Detroit Medical Center, shows that oral antibiotics are just as effective as those delivered intravenously to children struggling with osteomyelitis.
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility Awards are available for U.S. scholars and professionals. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1.
The Office of the Vice President for Research at Wayne State University announced today the finalization of a license agreement with a new start-up company, Detroit Materials, Inc., for a Wayne State University patented portfolio of high-strength low-alloy steels and cast irons for demanding applications in the defense, off-highway, tooling and automotive industries.
In fruit flies, taste buds appear to help promote a long, healthy life.
Researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are among more than 250 scientists in 114 labs in more than 20 countries and regions to publish a series of coordinated papers, including landmark papers in Nature and ten other journals, revealing a definitive list of human cell states that has the potential to serve as an essential resource for regenerative medicine.
Doctors Target Meeting of Board of Governors on Feb. 7.
DETROIT — Protons and neutrons, the particles in an atomic nucleus, are made of smaller pieces called "quarks." Some types of quarks can form particles that exhibit surprising behaviors.
Michigan Corporate Relations Network and Elsevier develop a unique database to help bolster economic growth.