Welcome to Microbe Matters where microbes matter!
The idea for this blog started once I realized I was answering a lot of microbiology questions for friends and family. Questions such as “why won’t antibiotics work when I have the flu?” or “how do viruses move?” These kind of questions gave me pause as to how to best answer them. These questions didn’t have yes or no answers, and while coming up with a good response I realized that I truly enjoy communicating science to the public. I also realized quite quickly that communication needs to increase between the people doing research and the people who will be affected by the developments that result. Continue reading