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February 2016

The Birds Butterflies and the Bees: Part II

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Part II. I can’t beelieve how many bees there are!


When applying for PhDs I definitely had a bias towards ones focusing on the Hymenoptera (saw flies, ants, bees and wasps). Despite not really coming from an ecological heritage I’ve been fascinated with them since the age of eight; many hours were spent watching the self-organisation of ants gathering titbits and many a calm moment was disrupted by the unnerving presence of wasps.

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Finding New Antibiotics: Nature’s Guide for Dummies

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With the seemingly unstoppable rise in pathogen resistance and dire warnings of a pre-antibiotic era looming, there has never been a better time to be thinking seriously about revamping our stocks of antimicrobial drugs. But where does one go when in need of a new antibiotic?

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