A recent study reveals that even in healthy people illusory sensations can be mistaken for reality and that we shouldn’t trust everything we see.
Category: Life Sciences
For years we have tried to reduce the effects of ageing. Could molecules produced by our commensal bacteria be a new line of therapeutics to combat these effects?
Sarah Neidler gives us a taste of how the inhabitants of Ikaria are renowned for their longevity.
Cleveland Clinics researchers are the first to explore breast tissue microbiota – revealing a link between a particular bacterial composition and breast cancer.
A recent experiment draws out the potential benefits of doodling.
Scotland has a rich history as a powerhouse of science and innovation, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. Scots like James Watt and Joseph Black were pioneers whose contributions pushed us into the modern world. But where are the women and what are their stories? TheGIST caught up with some of the people behind GSF’s Monumental.
Every morning, scores of us effectively wake up in two steps: firstly when we crash back from the peaceful planes of sleep, and secondly when we gulp down the brain-activating drink that is coffee.
The discovery of a new antibiotic and how it can potentially treat a previously hard to treat STD.