Monthly Archives: January 2015
A look back at the sporting success of 2014.
The complex combinations of genes that lead to fungal resistance in wheat can be difficult to determine. A new study examines wheat breeds with differing sensitivity to fungal infection, looking specifically at cell wall attributes and their underlying genetics.
This blog was written by Veronica Wignall, Assistant Editor on the BMC-Series Quantifying the benefit of social distancing in a disease epidemic can be difficult, due to the unpredictable nature of individual behavioural responses. However, research at the University of California has demonstrated an innovative solution, using home television viewing as a proxy for behaviour…. Read more »
As a veterinary student, did you suffer from ‘Neurophobia’?
Well, hopefully this will be a thing of the past, as research published last week in BMC Veterinary Research has contributed to veterinary education by creating a catalogue of veterinary neurology learning outcomes coordinated from European veterinary universities.1
As part of the BMC-Series blogs highlighting the best of 2014 it’s time to put BMC Microbiology under the microscope! Our most accessed articles from the year covered a wide range of topics. Daniel Pletzer and Helge Weingart looked at the role ofefflux pumps in fireblight resistance to plant antimicrobials. Co-infections were the subject of this article by Gerhard Walzl and colleagues who studied the host… Read more »
BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders is excited to be attending the 7th national conference Ear, Nose & Throat 2015, held in London, UK, on the 16th January. In addition to attending the scientific sessions, we are very interested in meeting with researchers to discuss their work and interests. If you are attending the conference and would… Read more »