Derek Connor discusses the plight of malaria in Asia-Pacific, identifying the problem and what is being done to eradicate this disease; a struggle which has been captured through the lens of Pearl Gan, a Singaporean photographer whom is having her work exhibited at the Singaporean National Library in September 2017.
Category: Life Sciences
With the University of Glasgow’s rectorial elections on the 20th and 21st of March, candidate John Lindberg reached out to TheGIST to explain his passion for science communication and its necessity in a fast changing world.
DNA from other organisms can trickle down to our genomes. Should we be worried?
James Burgon explores the evolution of pregnancy tests – and why a frog is more effective than a mouse.
The Amazon rainforest is disappearing at an unprecedented rate, with potentially catastrophic consequences — Childreach International bring you a once in a lifetime opportunity to delve into the depths of the jungle while you still can.
Alisha delves into the strange world of quantum tunnelling and how it may lead to spontaneous DNA mutations.
The parasitic tropical disease, schistosomiasis, affects up to 209 million people. But scientists may now have discovered an unusual solution – the giant river prawn.
Sarah Neidler has a closer look at curcumin’s biomedical properties and explains why it may not be suitable as a therapeutic agent – although often called a wonder drug.