Join Shaan as he takes a shot at explaining the science behind the ‘recent’ advancements of mRNA vaccines in preventing infectious disease, with no better topical example being that of COVID-19.
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.
Ameerah Gardee takes you on a tour of the brain – what it’s made of, how it’s made and some of the things it can do
Amylase may be small for an enzyme, but it has a big biological impact. Thomas explains the evolutionary history of this tiny protein.
You and a fly share a lot in common, far more than you’d expect. It’s time to become acquainted with your inner fly.
Recently, theGIST attended the St Francis Primary School science event, organised and coordinated by Dr Saeeda Bhatti. In this podcast, Gabi and her team ask pupils, parents and teachers their thoughts on the importance of science in the classroom. Listen to find out what they say!
This was made possible by funding from Foundation Scotland.
Claire Harris briefly ponders what it means to be alive on this strange planet called Earth, and beyond.