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  • Viruses as a new form of antibiotic? A race against evolution of antibiotic resistance.

    Viruses as a new form of antibiotic? A race against evolution of antibiotic resistance.

    Christopher_NW

    We have a guest post from University of Melbourne M.Sc student, Ashleigh Henderson! The discovery and production of penicillin as an antibiotic in the early 1900’s was one of the most significant breakthroughs in the history of medicine. Antibiotics turned many menacing, life-threatening diseases into mere annoyances that could be solved with the pop of […]

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  • The Osiris-REx Space Program

    The Osiris-REx Space Program

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    Bryce Harper, a student at the University of Queensland, has written a great article for us on the Osiris-REx space mission. this is Bryce’s second article for us at Mostly Science (his first was on skepticism). Check out his newest article below and also his blog by clicking here.

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  • An interview with Dr. Sara Canavati

    An interview with Dr. Sara Canavati

    Christopher_NW

    Recently I had the pleasure of being a finalist in the 2015 Malaria Social Media Awards with Dr. Sara Canavati. Sara went on to win an esteemed award (the South-East Asia category) and I thought it would be jolly good to interview her.

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Health
Picture of the Week: Shiga-like toxin

Picture of the Week: Shiga-like toxin

Christopher_NW

 

Recently the University of Queensland ran the annual Molecular Design Contest, where students use pymol or related software to create a stunning image of a macromolecule of their choice. This is a contest I helped set up during my Masters degree at UQ, and I am happy to see it’s continuation by the School of […]

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