Medicine

Acute Leukaemia: Promising Results from New Drug

Published on November 7th, 2018 | by Mark Mitra

Small molecule therapy is a major area of research in cancer treatment and is transforming treatment from the ‘one size fits all’ approach of chemo-drugs, towards more selective therapy. Small molecule drugs have already been designed…... Read More


Medicine

The Tale of the Philadelphia Chromosome

Published on October 31st, 2018 | by Peter Morrice

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML) is a blood cancer that affects millions of people across the globe. Patients suffer from uncontrolled cell divisions of white blood cells resulting in abnormal clotting and uncontrolled bleeding. Most of us…... Read More


Medicine

Your Gums, the Gate to Your Health

Published on February 27th, 2018 | by Hadeel Mohammed Abbood

Practicing good oral hygiene on a daily basis will keep the number of pathogens at low levels, that can be controlled by your immune system. Periodontitis is an inflammation of gums and the tissue surrounding the…... Read More


Biology

Beyond Love: Insight into Microbiota

Published on January 18th, 2018 | by Alexandra Kruglikov

The human race – it is like a universe full of enigmas, which we have strived to unravel for hundreds of years. What shaped us into who we are today? How did we survive in this…... Read More


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Human Head Transplants – Fiction or Reality?

Published on May 9th, 2017 | by Anna Cranston

Head transplants – the work of science fiction, or an exciting scientific possibility? Whatever your opinion, this slightly gruesome Frankenstein theory is about to be put to the test later this year, when Italian neurosurgeon Dr…... Read More


Chemistry

Masterclass on ICP-AES S01E01

Published on January 20th, 2017 | by Laura Machado

Laura Machado starts off her Masterclass on ICP-AES (Impress a Chemist at a Party without having to Attempt an Education in Science). “And, the table… I forgot its name. The big one. With the elements. Yeah,…... Read More


Biology

Does fishing destroy our seas?

Published on January 9th, 2017 | by Rosslyn Watret

As a first year marine biology student I gave up eating fish due to not being able to establish which fish were sustainable, and which were not. No huge loss to me as fish was rarely…... Read More


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