Tag Archives: Cows

Cows on antibiotics release more methane from their dung

It’s a well-known fact that cattle and other livestock are responsible for releasing greenhouse gases like methane into the atmosphere. However, contrary to popular belief, it’s actually bovine burps, not farts, that are to blame. Methane from belching is a … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flagella, more than meets the eye…

Yesterday at the SGM Autumn conference, we learnt a lot about bacterial flagella, which appear to be more than just propellers for swimming bacteria. Eliza Wolfson tells us about her research in E. coli and what it’s taught us. Enterohaemorrhagic … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Microbiology, Events | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment