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Helicobacter pylori. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Helicobacter pylori bacterium (formerly known as Campylobacter pyloridis). Colonies of H.pylori occur on the stomach mucous membrane in people suffering gastritis, and this bacteria has been linked to stomach ulcer formation.

Microorganism: the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii Disease: toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis is also known by other names: litter box disease and sandbox disease.

Don't allow them to fly sick people, even Americans, here! They WILL KILL US ALL! Our arrogance will kill us!

Electron micrograph Osedax mucofloris – bone-eating snot-flower – new species marine worm discovered 2004

Name: S. saphrophyticus Morphology: clusters Gram Stain: Gram-Positive Cocci Growth Characteristics: White colonies on mannitol salt agar. Novobiocin resistant. Test Profile: catalase positive, coagulase-negative Description: aerobic Second most common cause of urinary tract infection.

Fluorite. Often called the most colorful mineral in the world. Gives its name to fluorescence, it absorbs then emits light. It is also thermoluminesent, it re-emits absorbed light when heated.

The genus name Nauplius was published by Otto Friedrich Müller in 1785 for animals now known to be the larvae of copepods. Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Crustacea Subclass: Copepoda

"The abbreviation "B", in B cell, comes from the bursa of Fabricius in birds, where they mature. In mammals, immature B cells are formed in the bone marrow, which is used as a backronym for the cells' name."

Staphylococcus aureus (or 'staph' for short) is a type of bacteria. About 20% of people normally carry staph on the skin and in the nose without incidence. But staph bacteria can be responsible for a variety of illness ranging from mild skin irritations, impetigo and boils to meningitis, toxic shock syndrome and necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease).

It's amazing what we are finding out about cancer, it seems like we might be close to stopping some types of it for good here soon :)

I don't get why people don't think of this when they make decisions about natural resources.