According to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a restaurant in Michigan was the source of an unusual salmonella outbreak that lasted for more than a decade. As a result of a long investigation, experts determined that it was not the food that infected the visitors of the restaurant, but the restaurant building itself and its employees, who were asymptomatically carrying the bacterium.
Perforation of the eardrum leads to pain and hearing impairment, and it is extremely difficult to correct such a defect. PhonoGraft, developed by Harvard scientists, is an implant printed on a 3D printer that can patch up damage by stimulating the growth of natural cells.
Summer, as you know, is a small life, and picnics, campsites only color it. But in order not to spend half of this life in the hospital with poisoning, it is necessary to follow the basic rules of cooking. You need to stick to them, of course, all year round, so they will be useful to you even after August 31. We tell the basics of food safety from an expert.
In the first few months of life, the human body grows and actively changes. We talk about the most unusual physical features that newborns have, but disappear as they grow up.
Scientists from the Northeastern Federal University have found a formula for antibacterial toilet soap containing extracts of Yakut wormwood and creeping thyme. The developments have already received a Russian patent. Now researchers are planning to create a scrub soap with shavings from mammoth bone.
Bacterial infections of the middle ear are quite common, especially in children, but they are difficult to treat. A new experimental device helps to destroy harmful bacteria with plasma.
Patients are often afraid to put an implant in place of the removed tooth. They worry that an artificial tooth will not take root, it will bring pain and empty expenses. But in fact, the titanium screw always takes root in the jaw. This is a question of proper implant placement. But living without a tooth is dangerous for several reasons.
Summer is the time of dachas. And during the prolonged quarantine period, it is almost the only place of rest from the city. But even outside the city, comfort and safety are needed, and above all, clean water.
Michelangelo's marble in the Medici Chapel looked dull, so the restoration team decided to resort to the help of microbes. Special bacteria cleaned the age-old dirt, giving the statues a pleasant, updated look.
According to the Clean Water program, which was launched in 2018, over the next five years, more than 91% of Russians in the country's regions should be provided with high-quality drinking water. Prior to the start of the program, the worst condition of tap water was in the Republic of Tyva – only 24.5% of the region's population had a good water supply, but by 2024 their share should double. It is planned to increase the number of residents who receive clean drinking water daily by 1.5 times in such regions as the Vologda Oblast, Buryatia, the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Nenets Autonomous Okrug. To this end, in September 2020, the Russian Government Decree No. 1430 approved technological indicators for water purification, which must be used in Russia. We talked about these indicators, as well as about other advanced water purification technologies, with Maria Kuleshova, an expert biochemist at Barrier.