Bacteriophage have been touted as the solution for antibiotic resistant microbes, why are they not being used in mainstream medicine?
In this opinion piece we take a look at the interaction of bacteria, phages and the human immune system. asking how these three components each play a role in phage therapy?
Whether it’s your first time or you’re a seasoned conference attendee, scientific conferences provide so much more than just an opportunity to share you research. We provide some top tips on attending your first scientific conference – from networking to making the most out of the talks and posters!
What impact will climate change have on vector-borne diseases? Discover more about rapid environmental and climate changes and the the distribution of vector-borne diseases in future.
The manipulation of public opinion against lifesaving medicine and scientific facts is becoming an increasingly dangerous problem, but what can the science community do to convince people of the truth?
The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen over 2612 cases and 1756 mortalities since it was first announced by the WHO on 1 August 2018. One year on we ask, what have the major milestones been of this outbreak? And where are we now; is there an end in sight?
Based on the demonstrated potential of laser-induced vapor nanobubbles to treat bacterial biofilm infections, we provide recommendations for future work in order to further mature this new technology into a promising anti-biofilm approach.
Antibiotic tolerance significantly reduces antibiotic efficacy and contributes to treatment failure; targeting both antibiotic tolerance and antibiotic resistance is critical to develop new antimicrobial strategies that will successfully eradicate hard-to-treat infections.
In line with World Immunization Week, we’ve brought together a panel of experts to discuss the issues surrounding vaccine confidence in a ‘post-truth’ world.