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.
It is rare that we get to combine science with art, but today on World Art Day, we thought the occasion is quite fitting! Our microbiologists took a closer look at an inspiring scientific project that helped to improve water quality for small artisan communities.
With this year’s Academy Awards being hosted for the 94th time on Sunday, we thought to award some trophies to different microorganisms. Keep on reading to find out who ‘snatched the trophy’!
Here at BioLabTests, we are celebrating two occasions close to our hearts: International Women’s Day and British Science Week. As a way of celebrating, we have asked our microbiologists to share their favourite female scientists.
The 14th of February is an annual celebration of love in many regions around the world. Today we would like to take a closer look at 5 interesting cases of mutualism and symbiosis, a close relationship between two organisms of different kinds.
On the 1st of February 2022 begins the Year of the Tiger, and to honour the Chinese New Year, we would like to share a contrasting perspective to six out of the twelve animals by highlighting their believed attributes in the microbiology world.
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!
With science being at the heart of what we do at BioLabTests, we are taking a look at a man who was born on this day 389 years ago and shaped the world of microbiology with his innovative ideas, the “Father of Microbiology”: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek.
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.
National Cheese Day is celebrated annually in the United States on the 4th of June and even has a sister holiday for us in the UK in January called National Cheese Lovers Day. BioLabTests have looked at just how important microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi are in cheese production.