MicroNews June

Posted on July 9, 2021   by Laura Cox

MicroNews is the sister series of our podcast Microbe Talk, where we discuss some of the times microbes and microbiology have been in the news over the last month. Listen to Matt and Laura discussing the a designer handbag made of fungus, how algae can help restore eyesight and why scientists are infecting mosquitoes with bacteria.


MicroNews June


It’s this season’s must-have Hermès bag. And it’s made from fungus

'Miraculous' mosquito hack cuts dengue by 77%

Glowing bacteria may one day protect people from land mines

Climate warming can influence fungal communities on oak leaves across the growing season

Algae proteins partially restore man's sight

Bacteria used to clean diesel-polluted soil in Greenland