Why are you the way you are? You might have your father’s eyes, hair and personality, but be the height and build of your mother, or something a little bit different from either. It comes down largely to genetic inheritance … More Crash Course in Genetics: Inheritance
A gene has been traditionally defined as a section of DNA that codes for a protein or function, but modern science brings this belief into question. … More Crash Course in Genetics: The crisis in defining genes
What is a gene? Well … it’s complicated. There’s DNA and base pairs and proteins and some changes in what scientists actually think about it. … More Crash Course in Genetics: What is a gene?
Last week, on November 10th, it was World Science Day for Peace and Development. This event was established in 2001 and aims to promote the role of science in society and how it relates to peace and development.
And what would be a better example than that of Linus Pauling, an incredible chemist who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry and a Nobel Peace Prize? … More Linus Pauling- World Science Day for Peace and Development
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
What’s so scary about that little phrase?
You may not think that this is actually something scary, or maybe you have no idea what it means. Read on to find out what this means and why it is a legitimate issue. … More A Terrifying Concept: Correlation and Causation
An orange turned purple? It’s true and the science is fascinating! … More The Purple Orange???
Gymnasts really do seem to defy gravity! But that’s impossible in this universe, so read on to learn more about the physics behind their skills! … More The Physics of Gymnastics
Irish dancers perform incredible jumps, so how can they build their entire style off never bending their legs or letting their heels touch the ground? … More The Physics of Irish Dance
It’s International Coffee Day! But have you ever wondered what steps go into creating your daily cup? … More How Coffee is Made