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Alzheimer’s ’cause’ discovered: Poisonous algae found in UK freshwater lakes and reservoirs could be fuelling dementia epidemic afflicting one million people

It is the first direct evidence that a chemical, produced by #algae, might be linked to devastating brain conditions Scientists have #discovered the toxin in seafood and plants, through which it is feared it is entering the food chain Researchers highlighted a growing body of evidence that the toxin, named ...

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Newly discovered molecular mechanism may provide alternative explanation for antibiotic resistance

The bacterium B. cereus had so far been considered to be exclusively endospore-forming. In response to harsh conditions, the bacteria form protective endospores enabling them to remain dormant for extended periods. When conditions are more favourable, the endospores reactivate to become fully functioning bacteria. Elrike Frenzel, Markus Kranzler and Monika ...

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