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  • Gerba
  • Charles "Dr. Germ" Gerba, America's most widely cited public hygiene expert, gave his son the middle name Escherichia-the E in E. coli. (motherjones.com)
  • Charles Gerba, a microbiologist and coauthor of The Germ Freak's Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu , reveals germ hotspots and how to disinfect them. (yahoo.com)
  • Compared to your kitchen sink, a bare floor is quite safe," says Gerba, who practically shudders at all the germs he's catalogued in drain traps, dishcloths, and sponges. (parenting.com)
  • genetics
  • In this Seminar, we provide an overview of advances in the understanding of the epidemiology, genetics, and biology of testicular germ cell tumours. (nih.gov)
  • diseases
  • The germ theory is a fundamental tenet of medicine that states that microorganisms, which are too small to be seen without the aid of a microscope, can invade the body and cause certain diseases. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Also questionable in the new report - according to other Army statements and documents - are statements that the Army uses only harmless materials in open-air tests, that the Army has not introduced new diseases into the environment and that virtually all records about germ research are open for inspection. (deseretnews.com)
  • cell
  • Germ cell research has produced enormous advances in recent years and more recently has entered into an explosive phase of new discoveries with the introduction of transgenic technologies and nuclear cloning. (springer.com)
  • Testicular germ cell tumours. (nih.gov)
  • Testicular germ cell tumours are at the crossroads of developmental and neoplastic processes. (nih.gov)
  • Testicular germ cell tumours are highly sensitive to radiotherapy and chemotherapy and hence have among the best outcomes of all tumours. (nih.gov)
  • We also summarise the consensus on how to treat testicular germ cell tumours and focus on a few controversies and improvements in the understanding of late effects of treatment and quality of life for survivors. (nih.gov)
  • Ovarian germ cell tumors usually occur in teenage girls or young women. (meds.com)
  • Ovarian germ cell tumor is different from cancer that occurs in the lining (epithelium) of the ovary (see the PDQ patient information summary on cancer of the ovary for treatment of cancer of the ovary). (meds.com)
  • Ovarian germ cell tumor can be difficult to diagnose (find) early. (meds.com)
  • Once ovarian germ cell tumor has been found, more tests will be done to find out if the cancer has spread from the ovary to other parts of the body (staging). (meds.com)
  • There's a special sort of cell in your belly that makes acid and destroys anything suspicious like a germ. (cshlpress.com)
  • book
  • Diamond's Pulitzer Prize-winning book offers a look at the rise and fall of societies through the lens of geography, technology, biology and economics - forces symbolized by the power of guns, germs and steel. (washingtonpost.com)
  • And I discuss it briefly in the epilogue, the last part, of my book Guns, Germs, And Steel. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The term Keimplasma (germ plasm) was first used by the German biologist August Weismann (1834-1914), and described in his 1892 book Das Keimplasma: eine Theorie der Vererbung (The Germ Plasm: a theory of inheritance). (wikipedia.org)
  • make
  • Buses and trains also make excellent homes for germs, which is probably not a surprise to folks who have sat beside someone who coughed through the commute, or have gripped a community bar, railing, or handle for stabilization. (yahoo.com)
  • A germ," he told me afterwards, "is a small thing that has quite a lot of power, really, and could make you very, very sick. (cshlpress.com)
  • Devotees of Ulmer's way with a budget will be interested to know that Goodbye, Mr. Germ was budgeted at $4,799.75 and cost $5,410.13 to make. (sensesofcinema.com)
  • Research
  • The new Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Army's Biological Defense Research Program says, for example, that no existing facilities have been contaminated by germ research. (deseretnews.com)
  • Those contradictions may raise questions about the truthfulness of the new report's central claim of safety about Army germ research - which is conducted at 103 sites internationally, including three in Utah: Dugway, Brigham Young University and Utah State University. (deseretnews.com)
  • Many of the contradictory statements in the new 2-inch-thick document come in an appendix where the Army replies to concerns raised about public hearings held in Virginia and at Tooele Army Depot about germ research. (deseretnews.com)
  • And it later says Serratia marcescens is not used in germ research. (deseretnews.com)
  • grow
  • Grow and harvest your own wheat germ to add to baked goods, top cereals or create a healthier batter for chicken. (ehow.com)
  • likely
  • It lists dozens of other sites likely contaminated with "agent residue," but it is unclear whether that is from chemicals or germ agents. (deseretnews.com)
  • For example, investigative reporter Charles Piller wrote in "The Nation" that Army documents he obtained through the FOIA show at least 450 gallons of germ agents were disseminated in tests through 1969 - and likely much more. (deseretnews.com)
  • So, if you poured coffee from the same pot as your sick coworker, you likely brought those germs back to your desktop. (yahoo.com)
  • show
  • To show the large amounts of germs that might have been used, Piller said just one test in 1958 dropped 40 gallons of deadly Q-fever slurry from an F-100A jet traveling near the speed of sound. (deseretnews.com)
  • concept
  • the concept that embryos differentiate three primary germ layers (ectoderm, mesoderm, and endoderm), each of which has the potentiality of forming different characteristic structures and organs in the developing body. (drugs.com)
  • made
  • The short film Goodbye, Mr. Germ , Edgar Ulmer's only foray into animation, was made for the American Tuberculosis Association in 1940 as a tool for educating children about the dangers of TB. (sensesofcinema.com)
  • Goodbye, Mr. Germ is also a sardonic coda to the period when Ulmer, blackballed from Hollywood, made films about ethnic minorities on the East Coast, beginning with features in Ukrainian and Yiddish and concluding with a series of shorts for the NTA aimed at Blacks, Mexicans and Navajo Indians. (sensesofcinema.com)
  • child
  • Parents wearied by the bizarre exploits of Metal Greymon, Goku or Bubbles (don't ask) might try presenting their embattled child with Germ Zappers. (cshlpress.com)
  • highly
  • But other documents say the Army in fact sprayed hundreds of gallons of liquids highly concentrated with deadly germs over Dugway Proving Ground. (deseretnews.com)
  • series
  • Jared Diamond's theories about the course of human civilization come to television in 'Guns, Germs, and Steel: A National Geographic Presentation,' a three-part television series produced exclusively for PBS. (washingtonpost.com)
  • live
  • In the live-action sequences a kindly professor invents a Germ Radio which enables him to interview Tee Bee, a bacterial braggart who boasts about how he travelled in a spoon of oatmeal that Aunt Mathilda (already infected) thoughtlessly fed to "little Edgar" after tasting it herself. (sensesofcinema.com)
  • answer
  • ANSWER {The drug-resistant germs you've heard about are methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile (often referred to as C. diff). (parenting.com)
  • Last
  • Last winter , a Rhode Island hotel's "Germaphobe's Dream" package included a microbe-killing ultraviolet wand and a copy of The Germ Freak's Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu . (motherjones.com)