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  • 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 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 01 2021

    1 minute, 15 seconds
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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 17 2021

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    After a bit of a break, my blog, Bolded Science, is back! Here is our first post since the break! Be sure to check out our blog for more blog posts by your colleagues in the scientific community! Collagen: Science or pseudo? Too often, the beauty industry uses pseudoscience to promote its products. ...

  • Jun 11 2021

    4 minutes, 39 seconds
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    We’re all aware of our metabolism and whilst we may not have control over it, our metabolism may play a role in the effectiveness of, and side-effects from, certain medications. It isn’t one size fits all. Do we need to rethink how we deliver drugs? We need energy to function, but we can’t plug ours...

  • 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 09 2021

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    While public health announcements focus on the Hands, Face, Space message and the worldwide vaccine roll out aims to curb new cases, we have neglected to keep up with research into new treatments for those who contract covid-19. When covid-19 sent the world into lockdowns in March 2020, new research...

  • February 26 2021

    A new material for targeted removal of copper from wastewater Scientists have developed ‘ZIOS’, capable of selective extraction of the metal from contaminated water. By- Arushi Malhotra From left: Schematic diagram of a ZIOS network; and a SEM (scanning electron microscopy) image of a ZIOS-copper sa...

  • February 25 2021

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    Operation Warp Speed, launched in early 2020, helped speed up the pace of vaccine innovation, turning the normally 10+ year clinical trials process into one that takes less than a year. To learn more about the vaccine development process, check out this post by Nidhi.Although vaccine development has...

  • January 6 2021

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    In less than one-year, scientists created not one, not two, but three vaccines with over 90% efficacy for Covid-19. Which begs the question, what gives? Why don't we have cures for all our other ailments? After spending billions of dollars on cancer research for decades, where is that cure? Regretta...

  • December 10 2020

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    Recent developments of mRNA vaccines to protect people from SARS-COV-2 are making headlines. The first two successful mRNA vaccines, the immunization jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech and a second vaccine developed by Moderna, are turning mRNA vaccines into a household topic. For many scienti...

  • 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...