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
Just how important is it to get out into the sun each day? Very, it seems, as we require sunlight for our bodies to synthesise Vitamin D. … More All about Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin”
You’ve almost definitely heard about probiotics and how they’re amazing for your gut microbiota (which’ll help your overall health) and how you can get them in yoghurt and other foods or as tablets. Improving your health just by eating yoghurt instead of milk with your cereal sounds great, but the question is, do they actually help? … More Probiotics? The pros and cons
We’re left with one more exciting field, the future of antibiotics and anti-bacterial mechanisms (totally nano-drills)!
And while many of these technologies are still in development stage, we may see significant advances before superbugs truly take over the world. … More A post-antibiotic world- The Future
So antibiotic resistance happens, but you may ask how much it actually matters.
Short answer: it’ll kill more than cancer within your lifetime … More A post antibiotic world- What’s the big deal?
What is antibiotic resistance? Could you survive in a post-antibiotic world?
Antibiotic resistance is when bacteria develop a resistance to certain antibiotics that would normally kill them. And it’s a MASSIVE issue. … More A post-antibiotic world- What is it?
We think and live in slow terms. The chemical reactions that power us work in very fast terms. One second is fairly short for us, yet so much happens in that time, nerve signalling, heart beating, muscle contractions, and millions and trillions of chemical reactions. So here’s a short overview of some of what happens in your body in a single second. … More One Second in Your Body