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  • Aug 15 2022

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    The electronic gaming devices which have been introduced in the recent times have changed the aspect of the whole gaming process. These devices bring advanced features and allow the user to enhance their gaming skills. The gamers can easily play these user-friendly games which are interactive in nat...

  • Aug 05 2022

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    We’ve all heard of antibiotic resistance- no matter how in the loop of medical sciences we are. Whether it is from our doctor explaining why they can’t give us antibiotics for a simple infection or whether it be from learning about bacteria and antibiotics in school. What matters is that antibiotic ...

  • Aug 02 2022

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    Upon my daily tradition of browsing BBC news I stumbled upon a news video created two years ago by Ruth Evans, Daniel Gordon and Tom Heyden titled ‘Microplastics, drugs and food- how jellyfish can help us’ (Evans, et al.. 2020). This sparked my interest: I thought jellyfish? We all know of the impor...

  • Jul 10 2022

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    Upon reading Helen Briggs’ (2022) BBC article released two days ago on how ‘unsustainable logging, fishing and hunting’ are driving species extinction, in which she emphasised how ‘million plants and animals could go extinct in coming decades’ and that ‘climate change and increased demand push more ...

  • Aug 19 2021

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    X-Files is the most famous sci-fi television series, created by Cris Carter. The two main characters are dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and special agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny).  I have always been passionate about science and I loved X-Files when I was a kid, but my mother didn’t want me t...

  • Aug 16 2021

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    If you go back and read the whole PhD and then what series (starting from here), you can find plenty of hints on how important doing a PhD abroad has been for my personal growth. Don’t get me wrong: it was extremely difficult, I felt lonely, anxious and always blue. I cried a lot, I suffered from pa...

  • Aug 05 2021

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    If you follow any beauty influencers on social media, you may be familiar with hair vitamins, supplements designed to make your hair grow long and thick. Of course, these influencers already have long and luxurious hair; most are also sporting hair extensions or fillers. Yet, we are lead to believe ...

  • Jul 15 2021

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    Overheard conversation:Person 1: I really like the new serum I got; it has hyaluronic acid in it. Person 2: What exactly is hyaluronic acid?Person 1: I don’t really know; I just know it’s good for your skin.  Hyaluronic acid sells. It’s in serums, moisturizers, and masks. So, does it help our skin? ...

  • Jul 01 2021

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    Plenty of medicines are protein inhibitors, meaning the drug binds to a protein to block its function. One example of a common inhibitor medication is angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors used for high blood pressure. ACE is an enzyme in the blood that creates angiotensin II, a molecule re...

  • Jun 30 2021

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    Are you being active during your PhD to boost your CV? There are some simple things that you can do that will make your CV stand out when you graduate. Making you more likely to get the job you want when you finish. Whether that is a post-doc position, industry lab or something else entirely. Find o...

  • Jun 29 2021

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    The first report of the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) was made in 1973 by Jones and Smith. A lot of focus and advice since has been given to expectant mothers. But what about fathers? Does men’s health and behavior pre-conception impact on fetal development? Specifically, does paternal alcohol consum...

  • Jun 29 2021

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    So far, I’ve been talking a lot about why I decided to do a PhD, the issues I’ve encountered and what’s my job now that I’ve left academia. But I’ve not really mentioned my actual research. Thinking back to my PhD, it’s almost like the research I’ve carried out sits the background of my personal gro...