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29 July 2014
Nesta have asked microbiologists to help shape the criteria of the £10 million Longitude Prize for Antibiotics. The Prize echoes the recommendations made in the Society’s recent report, Microbiology and the challenge of sexually transmitted infections, aiming to prevent the rise of resistance to antibiotics and to encourage the development of rapid point-of-care diagnostic devices.
23 July 2014
This month on the podcast, we sent Benjamin to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to interview Dr Bryn Dentinger, an expert on fungi. Recently, Bryn purchased some dried porcini from his local supermarket and sequenced the mushrooms’ DNA to see what species were in the packet. In the show we learned what Bryn found in his experiments and about the world of fungi.
30 July 2014
Leafcutter ants form some of the biggest, most remarkable animal societies on Earth, living in sprawling colonies of up to 8 million individuals. These ants harvest more greenery in South American rainforests than any other animal, consuming almost 20% of … Continue reading
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