Scotland has a rich history as a powerhouse of science and innovation, from the Scottish Enlightenment to the present day. Scots like James Watt and Joseph Black were pioneers whose contributions pushed us into the modern world. But where are the women and what are their stories? TheGIST caught up with some of the people behind GSF’s Monumental.
Category: Life Sciences
Every morning, scores of us effectively wake up in two steps: firstly when we crash back from the peaceful planes of sleep, and secondly when we gulp down the brain-activating drink that is coffee.
The discovery of a new antibiotic and how it can potentially treat a previously hard to treat STD.
Sonya discusses the progress and challenges in preventing preterm birth, shedding light on an important public health issue that is often overlooked.
Want to stick around long enough to see your great-great-great grandkids grow up? The solution may lie in your DNA.
Common chimpanzees are no longer considered our closest evolutionary relative as new evidence shines a light on how a different species may claim that title.
Giulia Manigrasso explores the advances in tissue engineering in the light of the new bone-regeneration technologies.
Reducing the calorie intake of malaria infected mice reduces parasite growth, as discussed by Jennifer Ann Stortz.