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What's That Perfume Called?

Ok, so my plan is that this blog will be about my project and journal or news articles I find interesting. However, I want to take a break from that for a second. 351 more words


Not to be underestimated: nematodes learn to avoid smelly bacteria

There are many examples of remarkable intelligence from the animal kingdom: chimpanzees can learn sign language and use tools to gather food; elephants have been known to… 592 more words

Clinical & Medical Microbiology

War of Microbes ... in Your Body!

A brutal battle takes place in our body during an infection. If our immune system is familiar with its enemy, the victory is ours in a short time. 444 more words


App Game Review: Plague Inc.


Have you ever felt the urge to destroy the world in a hilarious and manipulative way? Well now you can!

Plague Inc., a delightful app game found on IOS and Android Markets, offers you the power to infect BILLIONS of people. 260 more words

Arts & Entertainment

Contagious cancers in humans? STCs?


I know it’s Guardian but this one is science.

In full;

Transmissible venereal tumor (TVT) is an 11,000 year old cancer, says Dr. Elizabeth Murchison, lead researcher with Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.

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Geeking At School

I’m going to do something a little different today. Those of you who read my blog regularly are now saying (I can hear you in my head!) how is this different from every other day? 793 more words


Bees: A Natural Alternative to Antibiotics

Honey has long proven to be a useful naturally occurring substance that has been used as a home remedy to fight throat bacterial infections due to it’s soothing properties. 193 more words