What is a vaccine, why do we need them and what’s new in the field? Jennifer investigates the world of vaccines and how they contribute to our health.
Category: Life Sciences
Stroke is a largely preventable disease, but are drastic changes in global attitudes towards health necessary before any significant prevention progress can be made? Maisie Keogh investigates.
The detective and the scientist: clues in a patient’s DNA may predict their response to cancer drugs
Author investigates the use of ‘mini-organs’ to help deliver personalised medicine to patients in clinic
Fighting blindfolded: Why testing is considered to be the ‘magic bullet’ to stop the spread of COVID-19
Sebastian Kirchner explains how the test for SARS-CoV-2 works and why it is considered so important in the fight against the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Grace Nealon addresses the recent population decline and mass extinctions of hundreds of frog species around the globe.
Perrine gives us a simple explanation of the antibiotic resistance crisis and its current status.
Claire Scott discusses the need for human tissue samples for use in medical research and how you can get involved!
Grace Nealon explains the remarkable phenomenon of ‘supercolonial’ societies in Argentine ants.