The Battle of the Body

Our bodies are constantly being exposed to micro-organisms, every second of every day, from the air we breathe to the food we eat. In fact there are more bacterial cells in your body than there human ones! So why aren’t we always sick? This post will try to answer just that by exploring the army that is the human immune system.


The Antibiotic Apocalypse

Antibiotic resistance is a serious issue that poses a huge threat to human health. In this post I explore what antibiotic resistance is, the threat it poses and what we can do to combat it.

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Cut and Paste- DNA Style

What if I told you the well know process of cut and paste could be applied to the very blueprint of life itself, DNA? Impossible right? Well maybe not.... Read on to find out how the revolutionary technique CRISPR is changing the face of gene editing and potentially the future.

The Science of Alcohol

Ever wondered what actually happens to your body on a night out? Read on to find out what actually causes those stumbling steps, bathroom breaks and that cracking hangover the next day.

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