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Posts tagged salmonella

May 15, 2014

 

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Antibiotic Frogs 

Could amphibians help us defeat superbugs someday? Some researchers think so.

August 4, 2010

 

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The 5 Second Rule: Truth Or Myth?

We've all dropped a piece of food on the floor and ate it after thinking, "It's only been 5 seconds!" Is there any truth to this rule?

June 25, 2010

 

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Why Don’t Vultures Get Food Poisoning?

How do vultures avoid getting sick since they are known as nature's "clean up crew?"

November 29, 2007

 

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Turtles: Cute but Contaminated

Did you have a pet as a child? Maybe a dog, cat or a turtle? Turtles actually carry salmonella, a bacterium that can cause poisoning.

October 6, 2004

 

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Jane Eyre: Typhus Vs. Typhoid

Have you ever wondered how typhus and typhoid are different?

May 14, 2004

 

Scoop That Poop

Scooping that poop is more important than you thought. Learn about the gross effects of not cleaning up your dog's fecal matter.

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