Sarune discusses the elusive world of three-dimensional depth perception and whether it can be enhanced by the use of Virtual Reality (VR).
Category: Life Sciences
Stephanie Churcher takes a look at how man-made ‘mini-brains’ could help in the quest to treat Parkinson’s.
Patricia explores the immunology behind seemingly villainous blood clots and their connection to COVID-19 and vaccination.
Annabell Macphee has a look at the vital biological functions of fat and questions the demonisation of this organ in today’s day and age.
Denver introduces the parasites of spring – ticks, the pathogens they carry and why it’s an important time to raise awareness about them.
Hazel Walker explores the trailblazing work of virologist June Almeida; her pioneering photographs
Deep below the ice shelves of Antarctica, some creatures call this hostile environment home. Jennifer investigates how these ice shelves formed over generations and explores how scientists today made the startling discovery of immobile life beneath the ice shelf.
To understand why vaccines are necessary, we first need a very basic understanding of the immune response. When a person is ill, for example, because they have been infected with a virus, the immune...