The Guinness world record for the hottest chili was previously held by Smokin Ed’s Carolina Reaper, which measures at approximately 1,569,300 Scoville Heat Units (SHU). However, as of 2023, the incumbent pepper has...
Category: Life Sciences
The tale of HeLa cells begins with one woman, Henrietta Lacks, a 31-year-old African-American woman who passed away from cervical cancer in 1951. Back in those days, cells harvested from patients would die...
Vascular dementia impacts 150,000 people in the UK, but this diagnosis leaves many confused. Let’s explore what it is and where current research stands.
Do you want to simply eat anything and whenever you want while staying seemingly “healthy”? Intuitive eating trend boldly rejects any sort of restrictions, promising to do wonders.
Birds do it, bees do it; even water fleas do it! Reproduction without fertilisation is more common than you might think.
The incredible use of AI models to predict protein structure and folding.
Ants change their feeding behaviour in response to infection to incorporate a source of antiseptic compound.
What can the secret messages sent between our cells tell us about disease? And can we hack this messaging system for therapeutic benefit?