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Best of the blog 2014

It’s almost time for us to say goodbye to 2014 and wave a big hello to 2015. Before we do, it seems like the right moment to reflect on the amazing year we’ve had here on Microbe Post. I hope … Continue reading

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86th Anniversary of Fleming’s Discovery of Penicillin, the first antibiotic

Penicillin, the first widely available antibiotic drug, was discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming 86 years ago today, on 28 September 1928. Upon its introduction into mainstream medicine in the 1940s, penicillin was hailed as a ‘miracle cure’. To this day, … Continue reading

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Microbe Talk: July 2013

[gigya src=”http://microbetalk.podomatic.com/swf/joeplayer_v20.swf” flashvars=”minicast=false&jsonLocation=http%3A%2F%2Fmicrobetalk.podomatic.com%2Fentry%2Fembed_params%2F2013-07-10T02_45_22-07_00%3Fcolor%3D43bee7%26autoPlay%3Dfalse%26facebook%3Dtrue%26height%3D278%26minicast%3Dfalse%26objembed%3D1%26width%3D300″ wmode=”tranparent” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowFullScreen=”true” width=”300″ height=”278″ ] This month sees the return of the SGM’s podcast Microbe Talk. It’s true, it has been away a while; we hope you like the slightly rejigged format! This month, we’ve been … Continue reading

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