Food-safety experts have long believed that Salmonella bacteria could only enter tomatoes through wounds in the stem or fruit — but a new University of Florida laboratory study shows it can also happen another way.Plant pathologist Ariena van Bruggen, a professor in UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, published a paper today in the online journal PLoS One, with research findings that show — for the first time — that Salmonella can enter tomato plants through intact leaves, travel through the plant and end up in the fruit itself.
Recent PostsWednesday, October 29, 2014
UCF and UF have joined forces to research the materials, sensors, actuators, power sources and electronics that are expected to drive the “Internet of Things” – the interconnection of the cyber and physical world – which engineers predict is the future of the Internet. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 28, 2014
IntraMedical Imaging signs exclusive license with University of South Florida for new breast cancer treatment
New seed localization technology allows better visualization and treatment of breast cancer ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide. ..Read More ⇒Monday, October 27, 2014
New Clinical Trial Data: Scripps Research Institute MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
Positive new clinical data were released today on a drug candidate for ulcerative colitis that was first discovered and synthesized at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). ..Read More ⇒
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