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.
Category: Life Sciences
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...
Anastasija delves into what we mean by ‘sleep pressure’ and why we might feel on the verge of falling asleep after a cup of coffee.
As the world slowly shifts towards a more sustainable future, there is a growing need for more resources such as rare earth metals. Ronan Boyle gives us an insight into the potential future of the deep sea mining industry and the shady plot that started it all.
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.