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                    [ArticleID] => 1905258
                    [Title] => ‘Plastic-eating’ bacteria found in Zambales
                    [Summary] => Microorganisms capable of “eating” plastic have been discovered in a hyperalkaline spring in Zambales, paving the way for research on new approaches to dealing with the country’s growing plastic problem.
                    [DatePublished] => 2019-03-28 00:00:00
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                    [AuthorID] => 1804764
                    [AuthorName] => Janvic Mateo
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                    [URL] => https://media.philstar.com/photos/2019/03/27/gen5-plastic-pollution_2019-03-27_23-07-0420_thumbnail.jpg

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                    [ArticleID] => 493025
                    [Title] => Potential vs Mango Fungal Disease: 2 microorganisms tested as 'biocontrol agents'
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Researchers from the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in Batac City, Ilocos Norte have discovered the potential of two microorganisms commonly found in soil as “biocontrol agents” against Colletotrichum gloeosporioides, the most serious fungal disease of mango.

[DatePublished] => 2009-08-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804518 [AuthorName] => Ghio Ong [SectionName] => Science and Environment [SectionUrl] => science-and-environment [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 385137 [Title] => Microbiologists deal with very small organisms and play crucial roles in our lives [Summary] =>
(First of two parts)
Several years ago, the much talked about fatal cases of bloody diarrhea in the US were caused by eating Jack-in-the Box hamburgers contaminated with a bacterium called Escherichia coli strain O157. I heard then US President Bill Clinton, in a television interview, blame a virus for the death of the infected children. Even the US president got confused or was not aware that a bacterium is different from a virus. [DatePublished] => 2007-02-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135735 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1754908 [AuthorName] => STAR SCIENCE By Cynthia T. Hedreyda, Ph.D. [SectionName] => Science and Environment [SectionUrl] => science-and-environment [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 351898 [Title] => How good microorganisms clean our wastes: What happens when you flush [Summary] => Mention "bacteria" and most people think of disease-causing organisms that should be eradicated at all costs, as evidenced by our massive use of antibiotics in all forms. However, microorganisms, such as bacteria and protozoa, have been on Earth much longer than humans (bacteria appeared about 3.5 billion years ago), and make up most of the Earth’s biomass. Microorganisms can be divided into the three "domains" of life: Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya. [DatePublished] => 2006-08-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135735 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1754940 [AuthorName] => STAR SCIENCE By Francis L. De Los Reyes III, Ph.D. [SectionName] => Science and Environment [SectionUrl] => science-and-environment [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 338051 [Title] => Bolinao, Anda now red tide-free [Summary] => DAGUPAN CITY — Now, it’s official. Red tide is gone in the Pangasinan towns of Bolinao and Anda and the ban on the gathering and eating of shellfish, particularly oysters and mussels, is now lifted.

Nestor Domenden, regional director of the Department of Agriculture, said that based on three tests conducted by his office within three successive weeks, water samples taken from the two towns yielded no red tide microorganisms.

Domenden said the rains in the past weeks could have swept away the red tide microorganisms. — Eva Visperas [DatePublished] => 2006-05-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) ) )
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