Saturday, April 1, 2023

Tag: bacteria

Microplastics may cause bacteria to develop higher antibiotic resistance

As bacteria become less likely to die from existing antibiotics, it is harder for scientists and doctors to treat infections and protect public health.

Legionnaire’s bacteria found in drinking water at nine reopened schools

Recently, nine schools in Ohio and Pennsylvania found the harmful bacteria in their water.

Flint: 5 years later, and our water is more threatened than...

High levels of lead leached from the old pipes, poisoning a generation of Flint's children, and bacteria responsible for an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease killed more than a dozen residents.

Florida beaches closed due to fecal bacteria in water

Exposure to enterococci could specifically lead to urinary tract infections, diverticulitis, or meningitis.

5 people died from eating lettuce, but Trump’s FDA still won’t...

The FDA’s lack of urgency dumbfounds food safety scientists.

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Western monarch butterfly population reaches its highest number since 2000

“It is difficult to watch monarch butterflies and their extraordinary migration teeter on the edge of collapse, but there are signs of hope.”

Covering (up) antiwar protest in US media

The national press is a no show.

California passes law to fine oil companies over price gouging

The new law prohibiting fuel price gouging will go into effect June 26.

US auctions giant stretch of Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling

Coming on the heels of the Willow decision, this certainly feels like another step backwards in the fight against climate change, which this administration has said is an existential threat.”

To hell and back

It is time to set in motion policies that would uplift veterans instead of pouring yet more staggering sums into a military that’s only sent so many of us to hell and back in this century?