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Microbial website has a makeover
Microbes are everywhere and affect every aspect of our lives. Who hasn’t heard of SARS, HIV, E. coli O157 or Salmonella? The world needs microbiologists to keep one step ahead of the bugs, and there has to be a way of passing on vital information about microbiological issues. The Society for General Microbiology (SGM) aims to promote the subject of microbiology. We publicise important... View News Article (2003-06-06)


Yeast we can! New report answers questions on microbiology and beer
What do microbes have to do with beer? Everything! Because the master ingredient in beer is yeast - a microbe - and every step in the brewing process helps the yeast do its job better. View News Article (2013-02-11)


Microbiology experts meet Scottish Parliamentarians
Microbiology experts will be gathering today, 04 March 2004, at the Hub in Edinburgh to tell MSPs about the many varied ways in which microbes are involved in the everyday issues requiring Government decisions. Health, environment and the economy occupy much of the work of the Scottish Parliament. These topics are often dominated by microbiology. From the diagnosis and treatment of infectious... View News Article (2004-03-03)


Microbiology Online: Free resources for teachers
The Society for General Microbiology (SGM) has launched Microbiology Online - a new web site for biology teachers and technicians in schools and colleges. The site is packed with information and resources to support microbiology teaching at all key stages and post-16 level. View News Article (2002-02-19)


Teachers discover that bacteria prefer milk chocolate
Bacteria prefer milk chocolate to dark chocolate and will swim towards it on an agar plate, so teachers have found out this week (15-19 July) at a summer school run by the Society for General Microbiology at the University of Reading. The experiment is one of a series of A-level practicals currently being produced for teachers by the Society. “We have developed the chocolate experiment to... View News Article (2002-07-17)


Bug surprise for drug traffickers - Microbiology Today: May 2004 issue
Bacteria could be the new weapon in the fight against drug trafficking, according to an article published in the May 2004 issue of Microbiology Today, the quarterly magazine for the Society for General Microbiology. Researchers at CNAP, University of York, have found bacteria that grow on heroin and morphine and believe that two special proteins from these bugs could be used to detect heroin.... View News Article (2004-05-17)


Microbiology Today: Discovering the secrets of extraordinary life forms
Not long ago, the discovery of viruses revolutionized our thinking about the lower limits of microscopic life. Now even small strands of RNA are found to be infectious in plants, and proteins are believed to cross the species barrier and cause brain disease. In the November 2000 issue of Microbiology Today Nicola Spence and Dez Barbara of Horticulture Research International reveal the secrets of... View News Article (2000-11-13)


Are we winning against TB?
A TB expert at the University of Leicester has warned: "We are not winning against tuberculosis." Mike Barer, Professor of Clinical Microbiology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, said: "The Chief Medical Officer urged us to "get ahead of the curve" in his report on infection earlier this year. We are clearly behind the curve both on the global scale and in... View News Article (2002-10-07)


Antibacterial detergents don't create superbugs - Microbiology Today: May 2004 issue
Research proves that use of antibacterial detergents in the home and in hospitals can reduce the development of superbugs, according to an article published in the May 2004 issue of Microbiology Today, the quarterly magazine for the Society for General Microbiology. Using antibacterial products, including disinfectants and antiseptics, has been found to lessen the chance of infection and as a... View News Article (2004-05-17)


UK's MRSA problem is in the genes - Microbiology Today: February 2005 issue
Britain's MRSA epidemic may be due to the emergence of highly transmissible clones of the superbug, according to an article in the February 2005 issue of Microbiology Today, the quarterly magazine of the Society for General Microbiology. View News Article (2005-02-09)

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