multiplex PCR array (FilmArray) can shorten time to definitive identification of bacteria responsible for septicaemia by over two days in country hospitals
New measures to protect Western Australians against shark attacks have provoked a wide-ranging debate about their likely impact on deaths, injuries and protected shark species.
After the latest relocation this year, the Micrognome breathes fresh air and takes in the view from his lab. So that’s what the big, bad world looks like.
The most recent shark attacks off WA provoked wild claims about our unsafe waters. Figures over the last decade show no more than 2 fatalities per year, or a maximum of around 1 per million residents. The graphs tell a different story from some you may have heard.