It's been about two years since my last post. Yikes!
I really enjoyed working on this blog, but my research life made it difficult to find time. After two years away, I'm going to attempt to resume the blog because... (1) it was a wonderful way for me to broaden my knowledge of microbiology (unfortunately that PhD didn't come with an automatic brain download of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Or maybe fortunately) and (2) it is even more important now for scientists to engage with the public. It's our job to share the wonder of science with interested listeners/readers (and the not-so-interested).
I hope to have something new posted within a couple of weeks!