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27 August 2014
The latest edition of the Society’s quarterly magazine is now available to view online. The August issue focuses on a family of bacteria called mycobacteria, which have been closely entwined with human health and disease throughout the world and across the millennia.This issue features articles on mycobacteria adversely affecting communities and societies across the globe.
13 August 2014
This week, the Society for General Microbiology has released a statement detailing its position on ‘dual-use’ research. Such research is required in the development of vaccines or new therapies, but may have the potential to be misused, for example in the production of bioweapons.
29 August 2014
When a new species of microbe is discovered, it often fits into a known genus, forming a new outermost branch in the tree of life. Sometimes, though, organisms are discovered with DNA sufficiently different from all known species that they … Continue reading
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