Science doesn’t need to be boring. As part of my quest to make science better looking I like making summary graphics for our papers so I'm going to start making a collection here.

 

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Looking at the issues of and solution for predicting whether resistance to novel antibiotics.....

 

Now out in Nature Ecology & Evolution

 

 

Created for a blog post for Jamie Halls awesome paper on the impact of species interactions alter evolution to a niche. He showed that while our favourite (white) bacteria evolving alone break a costly cellular pump, the presence of another (green) bacteria they don't. In his blog post Jamie compares this with the a couple of examples of where this has been seen in 'big' animals like the finches in the Galapagos. But unlike the decades it takes for this to been observed, in bacteria these changes can be seen (and tested) over just a few weeks

Cover art the journal of Bioessays - which featured our review paper on the ecological role played by temperate phages -viruses that can switch between 2 lifestyles: inserted into the genomes of their bacterial hosts (left) and as cell-killing infectious particles (right).

 

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