Please note, BioLabTests are UNABLE TO TEST ANY VIRUSES including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
Please note, BioLabTests are UNABLE TO TEST ANY VIRUSES including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Awareness Day

19 Apr 2023

Exploring Cordyceps: The Fungal Apocalypse of The Last of Us

2023-04-19T14:40:14+01:00April 19th, 2023|

Cordyceps have recently gained a lot of attention due to their appearance in the hit video game and TV series, The Last of Us. In the show, the Cordyceps fungus mutates and becomes parasitic to humans. While this is purely fictional, it highlights the fascinating and potentially dangerous properties of this type of fungus.

8 Jun 2022

World Oceans Day: The natural wonder of bioluminescence in the ocean

2023-02-23T19:35:59+00:00June 8th, 2022|

The ocean is known to be home to the world’s largest ecosystems, which contain a significant majority of species. To celebrate World Oceans Day on the 8th of June, we took a closer look at understanding bioluminescence, a natural phenomenon that makes certain beaches and bays around the world glow and glitter at night.

29 Oct 2021

Witch bacteria?

2023-02-23T19:35:28+00:00October 29th, 2021|

Are you ready to be spooked by ghastly ghouls and grotesque monsters this Halloween? We have compared some classic Halloween monsters and myths with some frighteningly uncanny bacteria. If you are stuck for a costume this year, you may find some ideas below!

8 Jun 2021

Happy National Beer Day!

2023-02-23T19:35:20+00:00June 8th, 2021|

With society returning to a bit of normality, beer gardens and pubs have opened their doors for us again, just in time for National Beer Day. To mark the occasion, our BioLabTests scientists have looked at the microorganisms behind one of the nation’s favourite alcoholic drinks.

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