Tag Archives: Biology Lab

Milk Safety

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Food safety and agriculture are issues that can limit the quality of life in the developing world. In Kenya, where much of the milk is not pasteurized and refrigeration is not common in rural areas, the spoilage of milk presents a problem for dairy farmers. Dairy farmers in Kenya often transport their milk for long […]

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Insectary Under Construction

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Our insectary is expanding! The new insectary increases our available workspace and will allow us to expand our mosquito-rearing program and take on new projects. Inside the insectary, we raise species from both the Aedes and Anopheles mosquito genera, and use these mosquitoes in a variety of ways ranging from understanding how they reproduce and […]

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Biosafety Laboratory Levels

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You can’t figure out how to detect, treat or eradicate a disease unless you understand it. That’s why you’ll find everything from Staphylococcus aureus to Plasmodium falciparum taking up residence in our Biology Lab. It sounds alarming, but luckily the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has clearly defined protocol to ensure biosafety laboratories like […]

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