Links for General Microbiology:

  • You can learn about bacterial shapes, bacterial habitats and bacterial DNA – and about how bacteria that act together in biofilms can affect human health. By the Biotechnology Learning Hub, a national project designed to support the effective teaching of biotechnology in New Zealand schools.

  • In the study of early life on Earth, one name towers above the rest: LUCA. LUCA is not the name of a famous scientist in the field; it is shorthand for Last Universal Common Ancestor, a single cell that lived perhaps 3 or 4 billion years ago, and from which all life has since evolved. By Actionbioscience.org, a non-commercial, educational web site created to promote bioscience literacy.