At the few public places that have still been open in the past few weeks, almost all of them have several bottles of hand sanitiser readily available. But what piqued my interest was the number that were clearly labelled “anti-bacterial”. After all, they’re almost exclusively there to protect against the spread of a virus: COVID-19. … More Is antibacterial hand sanitiser effective against viruses?
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What’s the future of modern medicine looking like? Image sourced from WSFB website As I mentioned in my post from last Friday, I attended the Pandemics and Epidemics event at the World Science Festival Brisbane. It was an incredible experience with a stellar lineup of panel experts who engaged in…
It’s the dream of many people. A miraculous pizza that’s not unhealthy! But unfortunately, it still doesn’t exist. … More Does pizza lower your risk of disease or cancer?
What’s 5G? Apart from a set of cringeworthy Telestra advertisements?
All up, it’s just a better (and far faster) way of transferring wireless data. In other words, downloading an entire movie in seconds….. … More 5G: what it is, and what we’ll use it for
Parkinson’s is a crippling disease that gradually inhibits motor function. Patients generally attend physiotherapy to assist with managing symptoms, but now it turns out that Irish dance might be even more effective! … More Science of Irish Dance 2: Parkinson’s
Heard of the LHC? The 27km particle accelerator? If it interests you, then maybe you’d also like to read about the future of it … going both bigger and smaller! … More From 100 km down to just 2.5 cm … the future of particle accelerators
Is your house clean and tidy, or are you one of those people who insists that you know the exact location of everything within the piles dumped across your floor and desk? Or here’s another question, are you a conscientious person, who continually strives to complete all their work thoroughly and to a high standard? … More Keeping tidy for your brain
The past week or two have been quite busy for me, so I haven’t found the time to sit down and complete a whole post for today. However, a little while ago I wrote this piece for the STEM Toy Expert about why girls leave STEM and practical ways to encourage girls to pursue it … More How to Encourage Girls in STEM
The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions … just in time for the new decade that’s only two days away!
#science #newyearsresolution … More The scientific way to do your New Year’s Resolutions
What was discovered on Christmas Day? Probably something about the effect of over-consumption of food on the state of human alertness….
Or maybe some entirely unrelated discoveries? … More Christmas Day Discoveries