Scientists have identified a gene that has helped deadly E.coli bacteria evade antibiotics. The new discovery has forced scientists to rethink treatments currently used to fight the pathogen.
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The researchers analysed five wild blue crabs samples, 10 oysters, 10 farmed tiger prawns, 10 wild squid and 10 wild sardines.
Analysis of pesticide run-off into the Great Barrier Reef has found that 99.8 percent of water samples contained pesticide mixtures, and researchers are now working with farmers to try and alleviate the problem.
The global appetite for avocado may be sated after all as researchers at Queensland University develop a technique to double production in the region.
Milk is a highly perishable food so to enable it to be stored and distributed for consumption without spoilage, and without being a health risk through growth of pathogenic bacteria, it is heat treated. The most common type of heat treatment in many parts of the world is pasteurisation, which…