Microbe Talk: MicroNews October

Posted on October 31, 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 during the past month. In this episode, Laura and Matt discuss deadly fungi, the flu vaccine and how scientists are making carbon fibers out of algae.

MicroNews October

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

Poison fire coral found in Australia
Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease
Researchers turn algae into material as hard as steel
Badger culls risk increased spread of bovine tuberculosis to cattle
Could green tea hold the solution to rising antimicrobial resistance?
Flu vaccine offered to every primary school child in England