Tagged: soil

Our soils: more than meets the (developer’s) eye - Guest Work

Guest Author May 04, 2018

Pierre Roudier With a title like “Precious arable land”, needless to say, I’ve read with interest Eric Crampton’s opinion piece published on Sciblogs recently. It followed the release of Our Land 2018, the Ministry for the Environment’s report about the state of New Zealand’s land resources. One of the main outcomes of this report is the impact of … Read More

Will new antibiotic Teixobactin save us all? Umm, not quite. - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jan 08, 2015

Researchers in Germany and the USA have just published a paper in the journal Nature describing a new antibiotic they have called Teixobactin (1). This study is good news; the World Health Organization warned last year that cancer chemotherapy and routine surgery will soon become life-threateningly risky because of the worldwide rise in antibiotic-resistant … Read More