Archives for March 2014

2014 molecular microbiology meeting

The 2014 Molecular Microbiology Meeting in Sydney, NSW, with reports on whole genome sequencing for bacteriology, emerging CPE in Europe, Vancomycin resistant staphylococci and molecular methods in sepsis.

Greeks bearing gifts

Classical Greek and Latin laid a foundation for many of the terms in current medical currency. Much of this heritage harks back to the Greek writings of Hippocrates and the later work of the slightly less renowned Galen. Medicine has much to thank the classical era for. But the Greeks weren’t all sweetness and light. They had their darker moments, as readers of The Iliad know all too well.