BrisScience: Ancient Egyptian Mummies – May they live forever

Join Dr Serena Love as she explores how and why the Egyptians created these immortal remains, from natural to artificial mummies, and all the gruesome details in between. … More BrisScience: Ancient Egyptian Mummies – May they live forever

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BrisScience: Speed breeding – accelerating crop research

The world has to produce 60-80% more food by 2050 to feed the world’s projected population of 9 billion. However, traditional plant breeding is slow and the current rate of genetic improvement is insufficient to meet this demand. … More BrisScience: Speed breeding – accelerating crop research

BrisScience: The Superbug Wars: Managing Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

One of the great threats to global health is the rise of bacteria that are resistant to all of our current antibiotics, the so-called ‘superbugs’. Researchers from the University of Queensland are at the forefront of efforts to develop solutions to this important problem. … More BrisScience: The Superbug Wars: Managing Antibiotic-Resistant Infections