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LabRoots just spent the last three days in New Orleans, LA at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting for 2015. It was a pleasure to participate in the conference as an exhibitor and to meet so many great people and companies! asm2015 highlighted the central role of microbes in our world. Diverse areas of microbiology...

With our new site and with new goals in mind, LabRoots, the leading scientific social network, is continually growing as a company. As part of our growth, we’re constantly adding new features, one of which has been the recent addition of our Trending section. Scientific studies, research, as well as just general news are always...

We at LabRoots, as part of our digital reach, have been continuously growing our social media presence with a slew of pages and profiles that cover a wide-range of scientific topics over various aspects of the industry. Our social media reach has come a long way and is continuing to increase exponentially with fans and...

We are proud to announce the new LabRoots website! The new site design features a bigger, bolder, fresher look and streamlined functionality to give our users quick access to the items they are looking for. Some of the new site improvements include enhanced navigation experience, BioConference Live Virtual Events & Webinars listing for easy browsing,...

Why are some parents reluctant to have their children vaccinated? According to one study, it may be a matter of poor public relations on the part of practitioners and drug companies. The issue of vaccination hesitancy and refusal often makes headlines in the media and worries health authorities. A new study by Dr. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Dr....

At the end of 2014 the British government released a frightening report about antibiotic-resistant superbugs. The report says higher rates of drug-resistant bacterial infections could result in 10 million deaths a year by 2050 and calculated the financial toll to be $100 trillion. Antibiotic-resistant infections are rising and foiling efforts to reduce death rates in developing...

Dog lovers would be the first to agree that these faithful companions know when their human friends are happy or sad. Those who have a dog in their lives are completely convinced that their beloved pets are in tune with their moods and ready to comfort at any time. Scientific research however has never been...

For the first time, living bacteria have been captured by X-ray, researchers report. Researchers from Uppsala University are working at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, Calif, which is operated by Stanford University. This discovery, which offers a fresh way to view active biological samples, could lead to X-ray forays into mechanisms integral...

Scientists have found people’s genes haven’t retained as many fragments of viral DNA as other mammals, maybe due in part to our adoption of tools in lieu of teeth during conquest. Thus, exposure to viruses lurking in the blood may have been lessened. This is not to say people don’t harbor bits of DNA from viruses...