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What is Life?

For a change I think I will start this blog by talking about one of my other courses rather than the phage hunt course I am supposed to talk about. Instead I will discuss astronomy. One of the most interesting … Continue reading

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The end of Illness?

William Stewart the surgeon general of the United States of America has said “The time has come to close the book on infectious diseases. We have basically wiped out infection in America”. This sounds like pretty good news for a change doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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What you Might Find in Your Garden

Stephen Fry: where would be the best place to discover an entirely new species? Alan Davies: the Amazon rainforest (klaxon) No as Stephen Fry pointed out the Amazon rainforest is not the best place to discover a new species. That honour belongs … Continue reading

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