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Antibiotic resistance transfer: where’s the culprit?

Escherichia coli is a species of bacteria that forms an essential part of the gut microbiome of many warm-blooded animals, including humans. Most strains are completely harmless to us, but some cause diseases including food poisoning and urinary tract infections. … Continue reading

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Under pressure: how do microbes grow in compacted soil?

This week, the Society for General Microbiology is hosting its first ever Focused Meeting, a mini-conference specialising on a specific topic within microbiology. This incarnation of the event is themed Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Soil Microbiology and is taking … Continue reading

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