Menstruation is a normal biological process affecting a whopping 25% of the global population, but still remains a taboo topic. Not talking about menstruation has contributed to financial, educational, and mental burdens for those who endure it. Do you want to break the stigma attached to menstruation? If so, join Lauren in understanding the menstrual cycle and the problems that arise from being silent about it.
Category: Life Sciences
Aditi investigates the need for patient-centred design in behavioural health facilities and how architecture will play a critical role in grappling with our society’s burgeoning mental health crisis.
Ameerah Gardee takes you on a tour of the brain – what it’s made of, how it’s made and some of the things it can do
From Pfizer to AstraZeneca, what’s the difference? Lauren takes a jab at explaining how vaccines work and what different types are currently being manufactured.
Amylase may be small for an enzyme, but it has a big biological impact. Thomas explains the evolutionary history of this tiny protein.
Grief has been described as the price we pay for love, when love is defined as commitment to someone or something over a long lasting period of time. Nadia Georgoula explores the potent physical cost of grieving as a social animal in a socially-distanced era.
Holly Leslie reflects on the origin of this year’s Nobel prize-winning, CRISPR-Cas9 technology, and explores how scientists are beginning to use gene editing approaches on their quest for new medical treatments in hereditary disease.
Can humans ever achieve immortality? Thomas explains why this may be impossible, referring to a small species of non-ageing jellyfish.