Genetic Resource Collection Curator at the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, Matthew Ryan, explores Fleming’s Penicillium and the potential of microorganisms.
Digital Editor at the Longitude Prize, Shannon Harmon, takes us behind the scenes of her new documentary, ‘Fighting Superbugs in India’.
From dragon’s blood to your own faeces, we explore seven unusual places you might not think to look for the next wave of antibiotics.
Before antibiotics, treating bacterial infections could be nasty and dangerous. Here are 7 eye-watering ways our ancestors tried to battle the bugs.
Contemporary Science Research Volunteer, Claudia Cook looks at how we can harness light from the Sun to create medicine.
Dr Abdul Ghafur explored the future of antibiotic resistance at the Science Museum Illuminating India Lates
Pieter van Boheemen explores how antibiotics research is moving out of the lab and into the hands of the public.
The Science Museum has helped inspire a new game about superbugs. Roger Highfield explains more.
At the 2016 Hay Festival, Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield interviewed the President of the Society, Nobelist Venki Ramakrishnan.
Antimicrobial resistance is an issue that we are all facing now. If we do not crack this problem, we risk returning to the pre-antibiotic era, when infectious diseases were responsible for around 40% of all deaths.