The fountain of youth? It once was a myth, but today the search for a ‘magical’ cure for ageing centres around the ends of our chromosomes! … More The Fountain of Youth?
Living in a mouldy home … is it a problem? Will it make you sick, or make your house collapse? … More Living in a mouldy home … is it a problem?
What’s up with your milk? And those long words on the side, homogenised and pasteurised? They’re different processes that make your milk safe and pleasant to drink! … More Homogenised and Pasteurised … what does it mean?
Science labs produce a shocking 2% of the world’s plastic waste. Why do they use so much, and what are they trying to do about it? … More On plastic waste in Biology labs
Pandemics and Epidemics, the history and future of deadly disease outbreaks, bioterrorism and many other very frightening realities. … More Pandemics and Epidemics
It’s Valentine’s Day on Thursday, and whether you’re planning a romantic date or staying at home by yourself, you may still enjoy this post about the science of love! … More Science on Valentine’s Day
Returning to the Vitamin D topic … how will wearing sunscreen all the time affect your Vitamin D production? Research is controversial and shows varied impacts on health … More Sunscreen and Vitamin D: a continuation
Antibiotics aren’t where the “resistance wars” stop. Fungicide resistance also poses a major health threat, causing death and serious illness to many. … More Destructive gardening … and why it’s a health problem
Only 1-2% of our DNA actually directly codes for protein and the rest was considered to be junk …. until fairly recently. … More Crash Course in Genetics: Is it all in the DNA?
Your genes vs your actual characteristics.
Confused? Is there a difference? Read on to find out … More Crash Course in Genetics: Genotype vs Phenotype