Wastewater Pathogens (Wastewater Microbiology) A practical guide to wastewater pathogens
Wastewater treatment professionals face daily exposure to a wide variety of pathogens. These include viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and helminthes, as well as allergins, endotoxins, and exotoxins. While generally minimal, potential health hazards are still cause for concern....
Collecting Nature (Collecting Histories)
Nature can be collected in many forms and shapes: live animals have been locked up in cages, displayed in zoos and menageries, and their hides and dried body parts were used as part of the set-up in galleries and studies. Plants from far-away countries have been cultivated in botanical gardens and in hothouses. Even the depiction of medicinal...
Crushing the IT Gender Bias: Thriving as a Woman in Technology
When my career first began, I was on a team of five women Database
Administrators (DBAs). Within 9 months, one of the five who was hired at
the same time as I was left the industry. She was young, single, had a degree
in Computer Science (CS) with a focus on database technology, and had no
children. I had difficulty understanding... Endosymbiosis
The origin of energy-conserving organelles, the mitochondria of all aerobic eukaryotes and the plastids of plants and algae, is commonly thought to be the result of endosymbiosis, where a primitive eukaryote engulfed a respiring α-proteobacterium or a phototrophic cyanobacterium, respectively. While present-day heterotrophic...
Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them
"In a clear, engaging style, Dr. Walters tells the tale of each disease like a detective story. He allows each mystery to unfold as it did in reality, often slowly, through the lives of the plants and animals involved, the first human victims, the government officials who tried to respond, and the scientists who ultimately explained what...
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