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Phage Hunt: The Phinal Phrontier

To keep the continuation of these blogs going I thought I’d, again, talk about the adventures of lab work. In the last blog post, we had reached the stage of DNA sequencing as our samples had just been sent off … Continue reading

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The adventures of a budding scientist and her so-called bacteriophage.

Welcome back. My relationship with phage lab is one of much uncertainty. One thing I am certain of is that it is testing my usual calm and positive attitude towards life. Science is very much like that and if I … Continue reading

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Seek and you shall NOT find.

Bacteriophages are viruses that infect bacteria. They are highly abundant and were discovered around 100 years ago but there unrealised potential is only being discovered now. In the future, bacteriophages may have the possibility to advance health care and medicine, … Continue reading

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