Love the Life Lines series?
Four years of Frontiers‘ Life Lines columns are now available in book form. The original articles by Adrian Burton (@AdrianBurton_ on Twitter) are published together with Spanish translations by Manuel Peinardo Lorca. Improve your language skills as you explore the curiosities of the natural world.Download for free in PDF format or .epub format.
Hard copies are available for 15 Euros from the Instituto Franklin (Alcalá de Henares, Spain) or the Publications Service of the University of Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
Upcoming Issue: November 2014
More effective microbial management in food production can be accomplished by considering social, ecological, and evolutionary relationships among microorganisms, people, and the environment. Dispersal of pathogenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 can be limited, for example by moving from an industrial food production model to processing smaller batches of produce, showing how a social ecological approach can reduce the risk of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness.
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Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH