Kaitlyn Hair takes a closer look at glial brain cells and their emerging “Jekyll and Hyde” role in neuroprotection and neurodegeneration.
Category: Life Sciences
Rachel Milligan tells the story of the botulinum toxin discovery and how the ‘miracle poison’ was transformed into Botox.
Scientists have just explained how fasting cycles could be beneficial for both type-1 and type-2 diabetic patients. Is it the end for insulin injections?
Could it be possible that we harbour a weapon to defeat cancer in our body? YES! Scientists are using our own immune system to kill tumours.
Sarah Neidler investigates what protein intake is optimal for muscle growth.
Emma Briggs investigates whether a transfusion can turn back the clock
How the properties of prime numbers have helped a species of defenceless insects outlast many of their predators and survive an ice age.
Newly approved drugs have a built in sensor which reports when it’s been taken. Is this a breakthrough in disease management or overly invasive?