Latest Bio Stories


Bacterial armour could be a new target for antibioticsAugust 7, 2018

Stanford researchers have found that a thin membrane, thought to be just a shrink wrap around some bacterial cell walls, has structural properties critical for survival, and drugs that destroy it could be a new approach to treating infection

Diversity in engineering and the leaky pipeMay 15, 2018

PJ Rudden shares some of the key points from a seminar ‘Fixing the leaky pipeline and retaining our talent’, organised by the Royal Irish Academy and Engineers Ireland and chaired by former president Prof Jane Grimson