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I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Lyme bug stronger than antibiotics in animals and test tubes. Now study people.

The words “sleeper cell” may not conjure thoughts of the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. But for thousands of people worldwide, this powerful single cell is as destructive as a covert terror group – and far more common.<p>The “sleeper cell” term was used in a recent science journal article that …

Bacteria Can Evolve Resistance to Drugs Before Those Drugs Are Used

A new study turns the history of MRSA on its head.<p>In 1928, after returning from a countryside holiday and examining a stack of petri dishes that he had left in the sink, British chemist Alexander Fleming discovered a new type of bacteria-killing mold. From that mold, he isolated a chemical called …

Golden staph infections rising in community, GPs blame antibiotic overuse

The study, led by Australian National University, found the rate of antibiotic-resistant golden staph outbreaks in hospitals had declined, suggesting …

Microbiology

A 360-Degree Tour of Ansel Adams, the Photographer That Broke All the Rules

<i>Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</i>When you think of the giants in the photography industry - especially in the 20th Century - Ansel …

Researchers discover potential route to reverse antibiotic resistance in superbugs

Reversing Resistance<p>Bacteria are growing increasingly resistant to most of today’s antibiotics, including those that are widely prescribed and used …

This Infection Lives In Your Shower. A Different Bacterium Could Be The Cure

In the future, those with respiratory problems or compromised immune systems may not have to worry about an unwanted MAC attack.<p>There's nothing quite …

Bacterial baggage: how humans are spreading germs all over the globe

Humans are transporting trillions of bacteria around the world via tourism, food and shipping, without stopping to think about the potential damage …

Biology

Bose Announces Its Apple AirPods Competitor, The $249 SoundSport Free

Bose announced its first pair of wireless in-ear earphones called the SoundSport Free. The new pair of wireless earphones will be available sometime …

Genetic tweaks to tuberculosis could speed up discovery of a new vaccine

“OK, smell this,” says Jeff Wagner, a Harvard postdoc of immunology and infectious disease. He’s pointing to the two flasks of bacteria in front of …

Antibiotic resistance rises in 'lonely' mutating microbes

A major study led by The University of Manchester has discovered that so called 'lonely' microbes, those living at low population densities, are more …

Microbiology

99 percent of microbes in your body are completely unknown to science

Whenever you feel lonely, just remember: you're always carrying several hundred trillion friends with you. A dizzying number of microbes call the …

Biology

Research team identifies mutations key to antibiotic resistance

Two genetic mutations could be key to understanding how bacteria retain antibiotic resistance, according to a team led by University of Idaho …

Researchers find a type of animal feed may contribute to development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Something in the Water<p>Research carried out at the Dalian University of Technology in China has raised concerns about the capacity of fish meal to …

Agriculture

How Farmers Can Help Ensure That We Don’t All Die From Super-Powered Bacteria

Every time we unnecessarily use antibiotics on farm animals, we’re increasing the chances they don’t work on humans.<p>In 2016, Subway stopped serving chicken sandwiches made from chickens raised with antibiotics. McDonald’s did the same with chicken sandwiches, salads, and Chicken McNuggets in the …

New Tests Hope To Diagnose Bacterial Infections More Quickly

The inability to tell whether an infection is caused by a bacteria or virus is a huge problem, driving a lot of antibiotic overuse by physicians. Another, which I see almost every time I work in the hospital, is a patient being put on empiric broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy without any cultures …

Horrific Flesh-Eating Parasite Called "The Next Plague" Could Spread in U.S., Spurring Vaccine Effort

Leishmania is the second-most deadly parasite in the world. According to the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Institute, 20,000-30,000 people die from …

Severity of Parasite's Virulence Depends on What Time of Day Infection Occurs

<i>Summary: The immune response varies greatly, depending on the time of day a parasitic infection occurs, a new study reports. Researchers note</i> …

Shape shifting space bacteria could help us treat earthly antibiotic resistance

Shape Shifters in Space<p>In the near-weightless environment of the International Space Station (ISS), E. coli bacterial cells treated with gentamicin …

Microbiology

The world is running out of antibiotics, WHO says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Too few new antibiotics are under development to combat the threat of multidrug-resistant infections, according to a new World Health Organization report published Tuesday. Adding to the concern: It is likely that the speed of increasing resistance will outpace the slow drug development …

Public Health

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Receivers key to picking No. 4 overall in a PPR draft, but don't forget about the running backs

With three picks in the top 30, Fantasy owners should get off to a great start, but don't forget about getting those running backs.<p><i>Note: Draft season</i> …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

Want to Earn $100,000 Fresh Out of School? Choose This Type of Bachelor's Degree

Deciding on your college major or thinking about switching? You may want to consider Petroleum Engineering. According to new data from Bankrate’s The Cashlorette, this field touts the highest median income ($134,840) and a low unemployment rate of 2.38 percent.<p>You may also want to think about …

Gut Bacteria From Elite Athletes Could Soon Become a Probiotic Supplement

The beneficial bugs that make up athletes’ intestinal microbiome might provide a natural performance-enhancing boost, say Harvard researchers.<p>A …

Nikon Unveils 45.7MP Nikon D850: Full Frame DSLR with Speed, Resolution & 4K Video (Hands-On Photos)

It’s finally official: Nikon just unveiled its new 45.7-megapixel D850 full frame DSLR. With the D850, Nikon has not only boosted the resolution from …

Cameras

8 Lucrative Careers You Can Start From Your Own Couch

The internet has given us the amazing opportunity to start highly fruitful businesses from the comfort of our own homes.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you interested in working from home? Or better yet -- work while traveling around the world with a …

Small Business

This One Item Has More Bacteria Than Anything in Your Entire House—and Cleaning It Doesn’t Make a Difference

The domestic abomination is literally teeming with germs.<p>If you cringe at the thought of eating your chicken meatloaf off a toilet seat, we guarantee …