Ioana looks at past disease outbreaks in history and discusses what lessons we learned from each.
Category: Life Sciences
Alexandra Brumwell explores cases where animals have been seen mourning and investigates whether this means that animals experience grief.
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.
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.