Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Lasers help speed up detection of bacterial growth in packaged food

It's important to know how microorganisms -- particularly pathogenic microbes -- grow under various conditions. Certain bacteria can cause food poisoning when eaten and bacterial growth in medical blood supplies, while rare, might necessitate discarding the blood. Now a group of researchers report a fast, accurate, and noninvasive technique for monitoring bacterial growth.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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