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Of mice, not men
21.11.2014

For more than a century, the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus) has stood in for humans in experiments ranging from deciphering disease and brain function to explaining social behaviours and the nature of obesity.


A bird’s-eye view of the protein universe
19.11.2014

How exactly did proteins first come to be? Do they all share a single common ancestor? Or did proteins evolve from many different origins?


 
  Learned society partnership on antimicrobial resistance
A partnership of learned societies representing 75,000 scientists has come together to lead the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
   
  Credible alternatives needed after Chief Scientific Adviser scrapped
“The role of scientific advice in European policy decisions is now in limbo,” says the Biochemical Society’s Chair in the wake of the abolishing of the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Adviser.
   
  Investment in undergraduate practical skills essential
An Audit of Practical Work undertaken by undergraduate bioscience students has found grave concerns over the impact of any further erosion of resources.

   

On the blog: Scientific Outreach Grants awardees announced

The Biochemical Society is funding thirteen public engagement events through our Scientific Outreach Grants. Find out about the recipients on our blog.
   
On the blog: Making medicine at Big Biology Day
We launched Medicine Makers, an exciting, hands-on and family-friendly activity as part of Biology Week 2014. Find out more on our blog.
   
The Biochemist: Communication in plants & microbes
The latest edition of The Biochemist, a student issue focusing on communication in plants and microbes, is in the mail and available online. Log in to the Members’ Area to read the e-zine.
   
End-of-year Biochemical Society celebration
Join us for our end-of-year celebration, including the Colworth Medal Lecture and AGM, this December. Free to attend.
   
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