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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, Bryan 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. If you thought the largest organism in the world is a Blue Whale, think again…
7 July 2014
Today, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee published its report Ensuring access to working antimicrobials, which brings together expert opinion from researchers who attended one of five parliamentary evidence sessions or provided written responses to the committee.
2 July 2014
This morning, David Cameron announced a commission, chaired by former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O’Neill, to investigate the shortage of new antibiotics being developed.
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