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WLNA and WLDA Agar plates: One of our Science teachers has asked for these specific agar plates that are used for culturing microorganisms associated with brewing and fermentation.
COVID-19 and science activities:
Bacteria in yoghurt: Are yoghurt strains of bacteria suitable for use in schools? Are they safe to use in the biology practical “What causes Yogurtness”?
Genetic modification of bacteria: I’d like to make transgenic bacteria by placing a jellyfish gene producing Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) into E. coli.
Agar plate setting conditions, storage, inoculation and disposal: What are the factors that affect the ability of agar to set?
Sterilisation of microbiological waste: Science ASSIST has received a number of questions, which all relate to this topic, we will cover all of these in this quest
Decomposition of organic matter: I
Are schools allowed to conduct antimicrobial susceptibility testing of a microorganism using the Kirby-Bauer disc diffusion meth
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