Microbiology & Virology

"Cancer cells hibernate in lungs"

Healthy lung cells support the survival of breast cancer cells, allowing them to hibernate in the lung before forming secondary tumours.

April science news in numbers

A breakdown of science news this month, in numbers.

The emerging pandemic

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, says that in times of panic and hysteria, we need to look at the evidence and listen to the scientists.

The first UK lab to identify COVID-19

Biomedical scientist Martine Jensen gives a guided tour of her lab at of the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The big question: "What could labs do to be more environmentally sound?”

This month we ask: 'What could labs do to be more environmentally sound?'

Streptococcus outbreak

An outbreak of Streptococcus that killed 15 older people has been downgraded by the NHS after no new cases emerged for six months.

COVID-19 resources hub

The IBMS has provided a series of resources for professionals about COVID-19.

March tech news

Latest tech news for March.

Scientifically proven defences

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, gives some of her thoughts on the coronavirus epidemic. 

The big question: "How could antibiotics be used more responsibly?"

This month we ask “How could antibiotics be used more responsibly?”

Cells keep together for protection

Cell-to-cell contacts are necessary for the survival of human cells under protein-damaging conditions and stress.

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