25 Nov 2015

Science commentator, Siouxsie Wiles

From Nine To Noon, 11:48 am on 25 November 2015

Last week was worldwide antibiotic resistance week with the prestigious medical journal the Lancet publishing new research on the a new form of antibiotic resistance to the last class of antibiotics. Science commentator Dr Siouxsie Wiles explains what this new finding means for us here in New Zealand and debunks some of the common misperceptions people have about antibiotic resistance. She also takes a look at the science of tasting and how fires have a weekly cycle!