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30 Jan 2019

Can you hear the Silent Spring?

The warnings to be found in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring makes us wonder if we're eradicating too many insects and microbes.

Environmental Microbiology   Soil microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance  

18 Dec 2018

Sir David Attenborough Fellowship Award Podcast

Environmental Microbiology     Podcast

22 Nov 2018

At home with microbes

As an ECS Committee Member looks to enter the truly grown-up world of home-owner, she started to ponder what microbes were in her current family home and how these will differ from those in the house she will buy.

Microbiological environmental monitoring & control   Environmental Microbiology     Blog

19 Nov 2018

Former naturopath and coral scientist share John Maddox prize

A scientist who's documenting the grim decimation of the world’s coral reefs and a former naturopath turned whistle-blower on the alternative therapy industry have been jointly awarded the 2018 John Maddox Prize for their courage in promoting science and evidence

Environmental Microbiology   Education   Water microbiology     News

15 Nov 2018

Science policy briefing: The marine microbiome

The marine microbiome is the diverse community of microorganisms found in oceans and other marine environments. This briefing covers threats to marine microbes and their potential uses for industry.

Environmental Microbiology   Bioremediation to clean air, water & soils   Biotechnology  

24 Oct 2018

Microbes in Space

Alli Cartwright, SfAM's ECS Publications Officer looks at the galactic intersection between space travel and microbiology.

Environmental Microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance     Blog

29 May 2018

Dinosaurs Vs microbes

Role of microbes in veterinary medicine or animal taxonomy   Environmental Microbiology   Education     Blog

26 Jul 2017

Study reveals air pollution can alter the effectiveness of antibiotics and increases the potential of disease

A study, published in the Society for Applied Microbiology's journal Environmental Microbiology, has wide implications for the treatment of infectious diseases, which are known to be increased in areas with high levels of air pollution.

Environmental Microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance     News

27 Feb 2017

Pollen has a microbiome!

Microbiological environmental monitoring & control   Environmental Microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance     Blog

16 Oct 2014

EMI Lecture 2014: Professor Rita Colwell

Climate, Oceans, Global Warming and Cholera

Environmental Microbiology     Video

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