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
We finally did it! Took a photo of a black hole. But how can you take a photo of something that doesn’t emit or reflect any light at all? … More Photographing the invisible
Book review: The Martian, a combination of great science with great writing … what more could you ask? … More Book review: The Martian
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
Here’s a look at the different events on Saturday: food security and gene editing with a bit of everything else in-between! … More Saturday at the World Science Festival Brisbane