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Life is not all about genetics - part 2

Hi there!

Let´s continue with the epigenetics topic. In part 1, I introduced you to epigenetics and I told you how amazed I was when I first heard about it during my undergrad years. 498 more words


The Asian Scientist Writing Competition 2015 - 30 June Deadline

To increase public awareness of the region’s scientific excellence, Science Centre Singapore and Asian Scientist Magazine have co-organized the Asian Scientist Writing Prize.

Write a non-fiction essay of 1000-1500 word range in English, 1st prize is $8000. 22 more words

Graduate Students

Nuclear batteries for power in the far reaches of space and closer to home

(Author’s note: The information contained below is entirely a work of fiction and should not be taken as indicative of current or accurate scientific research. It is based on factual science and existing technologies but discusses technologies that simply do not exist) 397 more words

Science Communication

Three minutes of Fame!

Recently I entered a science communication competition called “FameLab” which is the British Council’s international science communications competition. FameLab encourages young scientists to communicate their work. 877 more words

Island Biogeography

T is for Tardigrade

Boil ’em, mash ’em, stick ’em in a stew.  They’re versatile!

No, I’m not talking about taters.  I’m talking about tardigrades: quite possibly the most durable creatures on Earth. 1,135 more words

Science Writing

May 25th 2015 - Andrew Walker, University of Oxford

After dabbling in the more quantitative elements of Biology at Leeds, I popped into Warwick to do a one year Masters in Systems Biology, before finding myself undertaking a PhD with the Evolutionary Ecology of Infectious Disease ( 186 more words


Lauren Farmer : The singing heart

 Just one chapter to go, and that’s it for Laurens PhD. The thing is PhD students are generally in varying psychological states so close to the finish line, but Lauren remains utterly passionate about her research – and that extends to telling me all about it at 4pm on a Friday afternoon! 373 more words