Foods of the future have to look beyond traditional plants and take a trip to the bottom of the ocean ecosystem … algae. Responsible for most of Earth’s oxygen supply, why not make them a staple food as well? … More Another food revolution: algae
I’ve been taking an interest in my daily step count recently. Many of us aim for the magic 10,000 a day. But what’s the science behind it all? What’s with the number 10,000? Quite honestly, there’s very little research backing the specific number 10,000, it’s just that it’s a nice round number. The only … More 10,000 steps?
Mouse models are very useful in medical research … except they can be devastating when the findings don’t translate to humans. But a new machine learning model is taking a step toward changing that. … More Discovered … in mice
Is wearing sunscreen every single day dangerous for you, too expensive or will it actually give you brilliant skin?
… More What would happen if you wore sunscreen every day?
The role telomerase and your telomeres play in the processes of ageing and in cancerous cells and what modern medical research is doing! … More Anti-ageing, cancer and more!
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
A bit of history and science regarding vaccines and their development (going back to the Chinese over 1000 years ago) to today’s medical advances in cell culturing and genetic editing. … More A bit of history and science regarding vaccines