by Miriam Valera-Alberni Mitochondria: the tiny energy producers of the cell Every human is made of an estimated 37 million
By Ian O’Neill, Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich, UK
Over the past two decades the research into the ‘microbiome’ has increased substantially and has revealed that there are complex ecosystems of microbes living on or within us from birth.
By Caroline Wood, University of Sheffield
Climate change, drought, and insect pests – surely these are the greatest threats to food security? It may surprise you, but in certain regions it is actually other plants which are the farmer’s worst fear.
By James Brown, Education and Public Engagement Officer, Biochemical Society
In April, I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Experimental Biology conference in Chicago.
By Gareth Raynes, Aberystwyth University
The human microbiome is becoming more widely known and extensively studied. However, we’re not unique in having our own personal legions of friendly bacteria. Not only do other animals have extensive microbiomes, plants do too.