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Introductory Lecture and Meeting!

Hello! J.P. here!

Yesterday was a very interesting day. We had our first, introductory lecture about the career and faculty here at UCR. Many of the more experienced students and even some teachers were present in a lecture that lasted for about 4 hours! 284 more words


Brett: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By: Denise M. Gardner

The age-old controversy over the existence of Brettanomyces and its impact on wine quality continues to be a hot button topic in the wine industry.  917 more words


if...then... 5 year plan

My pants don’t fit.  I hate that feeling.  I have probably been biking 100+ miles a week to and from school, work, etc.  The 1-2 hours daily has added bulk, specifically muscle to my thighs and now my pants don’t fit.  470 more words


Application are now open for the British Science Association's Media Fellowship scheme.

The Society for Applied Microbiology are pleased to announce we are sponsoring the British Science Association’s Media Fellowship scheme.

The Media Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians and engineers to spend two to six weeks working at the heart of a media outlet such as the Guardian, BBC Breakfast or the Londonist. 227 more words


Protecting the lungs against influenza

Influenza viruses are a major public health threat. Each year, the typical seasonal flu epidemic affects millions of people with sometimes fatal outcomes, especially in high risk groups such as young children and elderly. 402 more words


Asian "A"

It only took three weeks for me to sit in a professor’s office in tears. Overwhelmed by the volume of school work, my schedule, and maybe thinking about the future, I went to her office to ask if I should switch sections to another professor. 720 more words


New research suggests your beard could help develop new antibiotics

Microbiologist Adam Roberts went digging through men’s beards in search of poop.

Instead, he found a tantalizing suggestion of a breakthrough in the global fight against drug-resistant infections. 1,028 more words