Microbe Talk: MicroNews August

Posted on August 30, 2019   by Microbiology Society

MicroNews is the sister series of our podcast Microbe Talk, where we discuss some of the times microbiology has been in the news that month. On this month’s episode Laura and Matt are discussing glowing microbes, ancient microbes, microbes in elk and microbes in the brain.

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MicroNews August

Links to the news stories discussed in the episode can be found below:

AMR bacteria in the Thames: iNews
'Brain-eating' amoeba: The New York Times
Dengue fever: The Telegraph
Deer prions: KTVZ
Ancient Egyptian yeast: BBC
Ocean bioluminescence: National Geographic