Microbiology Websearch: Disease

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Watch the trailer for the movie Contagion
:
http://contagionmovie.warnerbros.com/dvd/


How can disease be spread?


What is a contagion?


Watch the trailer for the movie Carrier
:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0806203/


What is a
carrier?


What is the difference between a carrier and a vector?


Read wikipedia’s site for mutagens
:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mutagen


What is a mutagen?


Give some examples of
mutagens.


Combat bacterial growth and illness:

http://www.gov.ns.ca/agri/foodsafety/pdfs/dangzone.pdf



What four things can you do to keep your food safe?

Look at this site on an
ti
-
biotic resistance.
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs194/en/
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What is antimicrobial resistance?






What drives antimicrobial resistance?



Biotechnology
:
http://www.actionbioscience.org/biotech/pecorino.html


What are some benefits to cloning and biotechnology? What are some concerns?



http://www.ncbiotech.org/biotech
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basics/growing
-
the
-
economy


How many jobs is North Carolina’s biotech industry responsible for creating?

http://www.ncbiotech.org/business
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com
mercialization/biotech
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sectors/agricultural
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biotech/inside
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agbiotechReducing microbial infection



As a state known for its tobacco farms, how has the focus changed?

http://www.ncbiotech.org/business
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commercialization/biotech
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sectors/agricultural
-
biotech

read the page and wat
c
h
the video.


How has biotech helped agriculture in North Carolina?