MicroNews November

Posted on November 30, 2020   by Microbiology Society

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 microbes in your bed, the researchers using pig lungs to learn about cystic fibrosis and the antibiotic that could be used to treat Zika. 

MicroNews November

Bed dust microorganisms may boost children's health, study suggests

Understanding lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis
Check out the research article in Microbiology and our video about the pig lung research model. 

Commonly used antibiotic shows promise for combating Zika infections

COVID-19 vaccines: when will one be ready?

Potential treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing gonorrhoea and meningitis

Asteroid-munching microbes could mine materials from space rocks