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Bone cement – saving lives since the 1940s (Part 3)

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Bone cement – saving lives since the 1940s (Part 1)

Bone cement – saving lives since the 1940s (Part 2)

My research into antibiotic loaded bone cement was carried out in an eight week summer research project with Professor Tom Smith at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. 417 more words


Back after a break... (AKA don't leave your work until the last minute)

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First of all, i would like to apologise for not posting a blog article since April (i think!). 337 more words


Novel DNA repair mechanism brings new horizons

The DNA molecule is chemically unstable giving rise to DNA lesions of different nature. That is why DNA damage detection, signaling and repair, collectively known as the DNA damage response, are needed.  1,096 more words


Superbugs, antibiotic resistance and the Queensland team fighting back

Brisbane Times 2 July 2015

South-east Queensland is leading the fight to protect our final defense against deadly superbugs.

The Australian government launched the country’s first strategy to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) last month, labelling it an “urgent global health priority”. 82 more words


Microbes & the Future

The vanillin (major flavor compound in vanilla beans) found in most food products on the market is derived from a three-step synthetic process that converts the molecule guaiacol to vanillin. 78 more words

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Webinar On Quality Control for Microbiological Media and Reagents

Scheduled On : Monday, July 13, 2015 at 13:00 Hrs

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Many laboratories are unsure about which QC practices are needed to assess media performance to meet not only their requirements, but also the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025: 2005. 135 more words

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