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Chipotle sales fall again as it tries to win back customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is still struggling to bring back customers to its restaurants after a food safety scare last year.

The burrito chain said Tuesday that sales fell 21.9 percent at established restaurants during the third quarter, worse than the 18.3 percent drop Wall Street analysts expected, according to FactSet. 375 kata lagi


The Transition from Class Room to a Year of Research

A guest post my BSc student Michael Tadesse who joined us last year for a lab project:

In the academic year 2015-2016, I undertook a Professional Training Year ( 799 kata lagi

Ongoing Work

A poem I wrote for microbiology

Just a little side note here. I do not usually write poems but this is supposed to be a personification poem. So that basically means you give something that doesn’t have human characteristics, human characteristics. 171 kata lagi



The human genome is the most complex computer operating system anywhere in the known universe.

It controls a super-complex biochemistry that acts with single-molecule precision… 439 kata lagi


Contaminated trash for resale carries health concerns

Most people with a giant pile of garbage in their front yard would be happy to watch it disappear, but Kelly Caruana said as her massive mound of flood-damaged items shrinks her sense of worry has started to grow. 629 kata lagi

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IIT Hyderabad finds a chink in E. coli armour

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IIT-H) have made a promising start to render E. coli  bacteria more susceptible to host immune response. The researchers have found a potential way of preventing the bacterial surface-associated polysaccharide — capsular polysaccharide (CPS) or K antigen — from attaching on the surface membrane and forming a protective encapsulation of the bacteria, thus making the  546 kata lagi


Alternative biochemistries...on Earth

Firstly, sincere apologies for the reduced frequency of posting. New job, and new term in full swing (not to mention a lot of baby illness), has meant very little spare time. 839 kata lagi