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?
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
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