Microbiologists hoping to discover how bacteria in soil makes antibiotics

Edge Hill microbiologists are hoping to discover how bacteria in soil makes antibiotics, so they can be genetically modified to make more antibiotics in a laboratory setting. Dr Lorena Fernández-Martínez at Edge Hill University is beginning three-years of research* to uncover how harmless bacteria (Streptomyces) make many antibiotics in soil. Yet, when these bacteria are […]

EHU Podcast: Talking…people, place and Botanic Gardens

Place ecologist and Edge Hill Business School lecturer Nick Catahan explains his mission to understand the complex relationships people have with multiple environments.

Controversial finding could affect the future of developing countries

Research conducted by an academic from Edge Hill University has led to a discovery which could impact on the future of some developing countries. Sven Batke, Lecturer in Biology, has jointly authored a paper titled Increasing stomatal conductance in response to rising atmospheric CO2, which has been published in the Annals of Botany, an international […]