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Zobi and the Zoox

By Ailsa Wild, Aviva Reed, Briony Barr and Gregory Crocetti

Synopsis:  This book is about a symbiotic relationship. It tells the story of the microscopic friends living in a tiny coral polyp. 159 more words


A time to give thanks...

As 2014 draws to a close, I have been reflecting on a productive year for the Society for General Microbiology’s (SGM) publications.

Scientific publishing continues to evolve, and all journals must fight hard to retain current authors and attract new ones. 289 more words

Plague in Surat: 20 Years Later

I can’t let 2014 pass in a few weeks without mentioning that this fall was the twentieth anniversary of the plague outbreak in Surat, India — a major turning point in modern plague history and in the development of the (re)emerging infectious disease paradigm. 559 more words


Lydia Rabinowitsch-Kempner: Homage to the forgotten First Lady of Adjuvants.

Posterity. Why do we remember some people and forget others? Are the reasons benign or malicious, banal or coherent? Walking around with Lydia’s story inside my head since 2008, I am no closer to a clear-cut answer today. 1,374 more words


Brazil Olympics: Super-bacteria found in Rio sea waters

BBC News | December 16, 2014 |

Researchers in Brazil have discovered drug-resistant bacteria in the sea waters where sailing and windsurfing events will be held during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 18 more words


Forensic Science Update: Microbes May Help Link A Predator To A Sexual Assault In The Absence Of DNA Evidence

Medical Daily | December 15, 2014 | Susan Scutti

DNA profiling has become increasingly popular since this type of genetic evidence first helped convict a criminal over 25 years ago. 100 more words


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About me
My name is Xander. (Yes, just like the character from Buffy.) I am a Canadian student studying Microbiology and French. (I do realize they aren’t very related, you don’t have to tell me like everyone else.) I believe in doing what you love as long as you’re helping others in one way or another. 224 more words