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  • Apr 15 2021

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    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several drug companies, including AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, and Novavax, have successfully created vaccines that are currently being deployed to individuals worldwide. Medicago and GSK have also joined forces to develop a unique v...

  • Apr 02 2021

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    Is freezing your body the stuff of nightmares, science fiction, or a future technology to aid long space travel? I’m not sure many people would have turned down an opportunity to take a cryogenic sleep through the last year, I certainly wish it had been an option. Let’s explore the science of cryoge...

  • Mar 18 2021

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    The needs of a sustainable future have led to exceptional breakthroughs. From a potent killer to a valued commodity– researchers have come up with method to convert carbon monoxide to acetic acid aka vinegar. By- Arushi Malhotra                                     An electron microscope images shows...

  • February 16 2021

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    One of the most commonly asked questions by Biologists is: “I want to analyze my data, but I don’t know where to begin.” Bioinformatics encompasses so many different field of analysis under its umbrella that it can be daunting to figure out where to begin, especially given how complex the analysis ...

  • January 14 2021

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    “What made you want to be a Scientist?”This question always takes me aback. I have been in science so long it’s hard to pinpoint that exact moment where I went from not-a-scientist to the path I’m on now. I was always good at science… but that didn’t make me want to pursue a career in it. After sitt...

  • December 11 2020

    From my big, arms-outstretched morning yawn, to my stifled awkward supressed facial stretches in online meetings, I yawn a lot. From Hippocrates to the modern day, scientists have long pondered over the reasons why we yawn. Here we’ll look at some of the explanations and discover if other species al...

  • November 14 2020

      This was originally written and published on Walking in My Science Shoes   Image source   I have always been that person in the first Tweet. I wholeheartedly wanted to write this after reading this article from ASBMB titled “Research on a budget” as I could relate to it very well.   Suffice to say...

  • November 8 2020

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    60-70% of dementia cases are caused by Alzheimer’s, where the build-up of beta-amyloid and tau proteins disintegrate cognitive tissue, resulting in memory loss. With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia every year, the annual global cost of caring for dementia sufferers will rise to $2trn by 2030...

  • November 5 2020

    Author: Clayton Mansel Just about anyone who has come into contact with popular neuroscience and psychology has surely heard of the trendy notion that our brains are "hard-wired" in certain ways. A simple search of "hard-wired" in Google News demonstrates how pervasive this idea is:  Hard-wired agai...

  • October 30 2020

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    At the start of lockdown in the UK back in March (2020, if anyone needs reminding…), doctors surgeries closed their doors to walk in appointments and everything went as online as possible. Whilst many would have been sceptical of a virtual consultation, I also think many have been surprised. GP surg...

  • October 6 2020

      Determine what to write about. This is the subject of the essay. For younger children, determining the topic is sufficient, while for older children and college students, it is necessary to refine it to a thesis or dissertation acknowledgements.   Identify the reason for writing. Students should ...

  • September 21 2020

    September is World Alzheimer's Month, raising awareness and understanding of a disease that has received increased media attention in recent years.   What is Alzheimer's disease? Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia, encompassing around 60-80% of dementia cases. The National ...