• Alasdair Browning
  1. Will common infections become incurable? The rise of antibiotic resistance

    Antibiotic resistance is a term that captures the attention of the news. Phrases such as ‘last line of defence fails’ and ‘common infection kills’ are typical …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/19/will-common-infections-become-incurable-the-rise-of-antibiotic-resistance

  2. Is our food poisoning us?

    A few weeks ago, I saw that a Melbourne man had become famous around the world for poisoning himself. Accidental or deliberate poisonings are not that …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/28/is-our-food-poisoning-us

  3. Infertility and The Handmaid’s Tale: could it come true?

    There are lots of movies and television shows that deal with the future of the human race and potential apocalypses. While many focus on the rise …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/03/infertility-and-the-handmaids-tale-could-it-come-true

  4. Murder and lead exposure

    Crime is always a major focus for governments and communities. Whenever I hear about efforts to reduce crime it is about increasing police numbers and resources …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/11/murder-and-lead-exposure