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By fair means or foul

Bacteria can be altruistic in their behaviour or downright mean. Today at the SGM’s Annual Conference, Professor Kevin Foster will tell us about his work studying cooperation and competition in bacterial colonies. When thinking about microbes, one may imagine primitive … Continue reading

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New to science: October 2013

Each month, the Society for General Microbiology publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered, and the … Continue reading

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