Trapped! Hitting the traps for NSW 2012

The Lab Without Walls roadshow team hit their staps, and get the show rolling in Broome with an outdoor demonstration of their lab in a suitcase.

Shrink the lab

How the Lab Without Walls team will shrink their lab-in-a-box for National Science Week 2012

The Road Less Travelled

Lab Without Walls has a team travelling from Broome to Kununurra during National Science Week, taking a molecular field lab with them. They will test mashed mosquitoes for Australian regional arboviruses an soils for the bacterial cause of melioidosis. In doing so, the team will understand how to get PCR methods going to support improvements in regional pathology services.

When the wind blows – tropical cyclones

Will TC Iggy bring more cases of melioidosis to WA this year? This post looks at the link between cyclones and severe melioidosis.

Melioidosis aftermath

The events that followed the WA melioidosis outbreak of 1997 reviewed by the team that kept an eye on the issue ever since