Pandemics and Epidemics, the history and future of deadly disease outbreaks, bioterrorism and many other very frightening realities. … More Pandemics and Epidemics
Final day: sci-fi selfies, our future on Mars, wearable technologies hyping up to a new level! … More Sunday at the World Science Festival Brisbane
I’m here at the World Science Festival Brisbane … and it’s awesomely amazing, full of nerdiness, and a lot of fun! … More Friday at the World Science Festival Brisbane!
Trying to write. Blank document staring back. Sound familiar?
Is there any scientific explanation, or is it a purely imagined phenomenon? Read on … More Does ‘writer’s block’ have any scientific basis?
You’ve probably heard of it, or its cousin, CO2. And the fact that it’s deadly is given away by the image. But how much do you actually know about it? … More The Chemistry of Carbon Monoxide
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?