Tag Archives: History of Science

A history of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14

This month, the first paper describing Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCBPP-PA14 has been re-printed in the Journal of Medical Microbiology. Pseudomonas aeruginosa UCBPP-PA14 is a unique strain. It can cause severe disease in both plants and animals. Because of this, it is … Continue reading

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Microbe Talk: September 2014

The Reverend Dr William H Dallinger, is probably not a name you’re familiar with. However, he was an important figure in the history of early microbiology. We sent Ben to the Royal Society, to learn more about Dallinger’s life. Also … Continue reading

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Opinion: Putting learned societies at the centre of the ‘policy community’

In our latest blog post, William Burns and Nancy Mendoza give us their thoughts on the importance of collaboration between learned societies. This post was originally published on the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) blog. 2013 marked the 30th … Continue reading

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Microbe Talk: January 2014

This month, Benjamin interviews Dr Jamie Stark, a Research Fellow in the Centre for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. Jamie is an expert on the history of anthrax, a lethal disease caused by the bacterium … Continue reading

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