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  • Puerto Rico’s Legionella Experts Help to Keep Cruise Ships and Other Vessels Safe for Passengers and Crew

    The islands of Puerto Rico have a rich maritime history. Since its founding over 500 years ago by Spanish explorers, islanders and visitors have relied on ships and other vessels to move goods, people and provide for recreation. Today, there are a number of major ports that handle freight, cargo and the many cruise ships that either call Puerto Rico home or have it as a major stop on their ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Team probes mysteries of oceanic bacteria

    Microbes living in the oceans play a critical role in regulating Earth's environment, but very little is known about their activities and how they work together to help control natural cycles of water, carbon and energy. A team of MIT researchers led by Professors Edward DeLong and Penny Chisholm is trying to change that. Borrowing gene sequencing tools developed for sequencing the human ...

  • Aquatic Bacteria: Possible markers for monitoring arctic climate change

    The study, published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition, shows that bacterial communities in the six rivers shifted synchronously over time, correlating with seasonal shifts in hydrology and biogeochemistry. The research team documents these patterns through a three-year, circumpolar study of planktonic bacterial communities in the six largest rivers of ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Potentially Deadly Legionella Bacteria Discovered Again in Illinois

    Just a few months ago, a number of people developed Legionnaires’ disease after staying at a downtown Chicago hotel.  Tragically several of the infected people died.  Earlier this month, reports surfaced that the same bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease had been discovered at three Batavia schools.   Alice Gustafson, Hoover-Wood and Batavia High School were ...


    By EC2 Inc.

  • Could Legionella Bacteria Be Contaminating Your Hot Tub?

    Hot tubs that are operated and maintained improperly provide a perfect breeding ground for Legionella bacteria. Exposure to Legionella can cause potentially deadly Legionnaires’ disease and non-fatal Pontiac fever. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, potentially fatal and debilitating form of pneumonia that has long term effects after the disease has been treated. Pontiac fever is a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Technical Announcement: Bacteria No Match for Deep Floridan Aquifer

    A first of its kind study has the potential to impact future regulatory decisions on disinfection practices for water prior to its recharge or following its storage in the Floridan Aquifer. The U.S Geological Survey report found that coliform bacteria die off faster in a regional aquifer system ...

  • Food standards commission targets dangerous bacteria and chemicals

    The Codex Alimentarius Commission, (CAC) concluded a week-long meeting and adopted more than 30 new international standards, codes of practice and guidelines to improve worldwide food safety and protect the health of consumers. New standards adopted by the Commission include: Reduction of Acrylamide in foods The Commission approved measures for reducing the formation of acrylamide in foods. The ...

  • Bacteria that Causes Legionnaires' Disease Frequently Found in Cooling Towers

    Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the results of a study on the prevalence of Legionella bacteria in cooling towers across the country. According to media reports, CDC researchers found that 84% of the 196 cooling towers tested for ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Maryland Scientists Identify High Rates of Dangerous Bacteria Growth in Infected Patient Rooms

    Scientists from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine recently conducted research into the presence of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (MDR-AB) in patient rooms in medical facilities.  The research was published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC).   Researchers found that MDR-AB was present in the environment of 48% of the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring

    The monitoring of water for unknown pollutants is of great importance, especially when surface water, drinking water or ground water are used. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Continuous toxicity monitoring of wastewater

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity monitoring proactively protects the waste water treatment plant and hence, secures to keep the plant running. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online Water Toxicity Monitoring

    Monitoring of water toxicity is of special importance, especially when surface water or ground water are used for the preparation of drinking water. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring of Waste Water

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Monitoring the Air in Indoor Swimming Pools

    PPM Technology are co-operating with our long-standing partners Tennants Distribution Ltd in an exciting new project for monitoring the indoor environment in indoor swimming pools. We have recently supplied 2 monitoring units for use in a swimming pool environment, a large IAQ monitoring unit containing sensors for Temperature, Humidity, Chlorine, Ammonia, Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide, ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New monitoring tools for petrol additive MTBE in groundwater

    Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) is a petrol additive which can contaminate groundwater supplies. MTBE often breaks down naturally in the environment, but regulators need to be certain that this is taking place. New research highlights a number of tools in development that may offer better data on spilled MTBE in the environment, and improve the ability to monitor its degradation. MTBE is added ...

  • Air Monitors launches new bioaerosol sampler

    Amidst growing concerns with the health effects of airborne particles, Air Monitors, a specialist instrumentation company, is launching a new portable air sampler which significantly enhances the ability to measure and control biological contamination. The ‘Coriolis µ’ has a new wet-walled cyclone technology that improves bioaerosol sampling for bacteria, pollen, endotoxins, ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Dedicated solution for online monitoring of ammonia in wastewater streams

    Metrohm Process Analytics offers a dedicated solution for hassle-free online monitoring of ammonia in wastewater streams. This turn-key solution uses photometric determination and is performed on the ICON Analyzer, a dedicated online photometer for water ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • White Paper Explores Inline Bioprocess Monitoring Benefits

    A new, free white paper from METTLER TOLEDO entitled “Fermentation: Inline Real-Time Monitoring of Key Process Parameters” reviews four examples of how inline monitoring helps ensure efficient bioprocess control. The faster, more thorough analysis provided by inline monitoring helps maximize productivity, reduce costs and shorten manufacturing cycles. METTLER TOLEDO has published a ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Robot LuminoTox : Fully Automated Online Bio Monitoring

    Untitled Document May 16, ...


  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

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