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Genetic what-ologies

Last time I wrote about finding answers to the dreaded ‘What next?’ question and the update is that I still don’t know! However, by the end of this week, I will be a little further along my journey as I choose my final-year undergraduate project and module choices. 445 more words


Blood of Komodo dragons could provide antibiotic alternative

(Note: I initially wrote this piece for a workshop at ComSciCon-PNW 2017)

In January of 2017, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a much more frightening… 655 more words


You are not alone: Microchimerism

Your body is full of physical remnants from your time as a foetus: from the healed hole in the septum of your heart to your belly button left from your attachment with an umbilical cord. 940 more words


Current Issues

We are off to visit Martin’s biomed doctor. I made a list of issues to discuss, which includes the following:

  • skin rashes, in the form of blemishes that Martin scratches and picks at until they bleed;
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The Jennifer Aniston Neurone or The Grandmother Cell?

She may not be your favourite “friend” but if you know who she is, it is likely you have one. This is a nerve cell in the brain so specific, it probably fired as you read the title of this post. 889 more words


And so it begins...

…what will hopefully be a successful “voyage of discovery to the land of knowledge!”

I’m going to start writing about the stories in science that have really intrigued me, especially in the field of biomedical science. 91 more words


Good News Friday

I’m more or less back to normal programming now and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment.

Let’s start with Israel’s biomedical industry, which never fails to innovate. 1,152 more words

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