Category Archives: Education

A nice introduction to bacterial growth (video)

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Aseptic technique video series

Following on from the microscope basics video series, YouTube user lgines continues to produce the goods with a useful series of videos on aseptic technique: Preparing a bacterial culture (broth to broth): Preparing a bacterial culture (broth to plate): Preparing … Continue reading

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Microscope basics video series

YouTube is such a great teaching tool, and lgines has used it to share a very useful video series on how to use a microscope. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Recently I’ve been using YouTube to give class feedback … Continue reading

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Antibiotics will not get rid of your cold

The first-ever European Antibiotic Awareness Day will take place across Europe on 18 November 2008. European Antibiotic Awareness Day will be an annually recurring event that will raise awareness about the risks associated with inappropriate use of antibiotics and how … Continue reading

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500,000

On Monday 3rd November 2008, MicrobiologyBytes rolled over the half a million page views mark. Not such a big deal in the mega-techblog world, but quite an achievement for a lil’ old microbiology blog run by lil’ old me and … Continue reading

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Media coverage affects how people perceive the threat of disease

Popular media coverage of infectious diseases greatly influences how people perceive those diseases, making them seem more dangerous, according to a new study. The research suggests diseases that show up frequently in the print media are considered more serious than … Continue reading

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ENGAGE in Research

ENGAGE in research is an interactive resource for bioscience students. The site has been designed to help science undergraduate students with advice and assistance on the most important aspects of scientific research. Whether you’re interested in research in general and … Continue reading

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Microbiology and New Media

What does the future hold? Gone are the days when it was sufficient to put something interesting on a website and let people find it…

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GCSE Biology

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