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Bioremediation: The pollution solution?

Over the past few months, Rebecca Philp, a PhD student from the Pirbright Institute, has been working at the Microbiology Society as our Public Affairs intern. While researching for a policy briefing, Rebecca learnt a lot about bioremediation. She explains … Continue reading

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Can novel microbes do our dirty work?

Post by Zoe Freeman, University of Bath Across the globe, teams of intrepid microbiologists are tirelessly sampling and characterising microbes from strange and exotic lands. Just imagine isolating a new yeast species from Hibiscus flowers in Borneo, or a new … Continue reading

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