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Fitness trade-offs linked to population size in E. coli

Scientists at IISER, Pune, have discovered a link between population sizes of Escherichia coli bacteria with the fitness trade-off adopted by them. Escherichia coli Escherichia coli is a bacterial species commonly found in the gut of humans and several animals. It is a rod shaped, gram negative bacteria that are mostly harmless in nature. However, ..



Ground Beef ”the major cause food poisoning

More than 100 people in 6 states fell sick were reported to have infected with E coli o103. The medical practitioners say that it is an unusual strain of the bacteria. The CDC ”Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said the source of bacteria is still not determined. Ground beef might be a possible cause. ..