Posts by Poppy Pescod

Antimicrobial surfaces: preventing the spread of disease through touch

Using chemical vapour deposition to coat surfaces with antimicrobial materials, a project run by Dr Heather Yates with Dr Chloe James, Dr Sarah Withers and Dr Joe Latimer, in collaboration with Melbec Microbiology Ltd. Funded by HEIF. The idea that some materials combat disease better than others has been recorded from as far back as […]

Level Up Human S2E10, with Dr Chloe James

SARN’s very own Dr Chloe James recently appeared on the podcast Level Up Human, a panel show where scientists pitch ideas to redesign the human body. Hosted (remotely) by Simon Watt and Rachel Wheeley, with panellist Professor Sheena Cruickshank of the University of Manchester, the topics of discussion include magic toilets, internal phage armies, and […]