It’s official! Today is officially the most depressing day of the year! *** The Fa-la-la-la-la’s of Christmas are over. We are all back to the monotonous routine of work and school. There’s nothing to look forward to, but its not like you have any money to spend after the holidays anyway. And those long, dark, […]Read More January Blues? Are you really S.A.D?
Marvel superheroes and their superpowers have brought me a lot of joy over the past few years. Not only am I often queuing for cinema tickets on the day of release to see the next installment in the Marvel Universe, but Marvel superheroes have often helped me in my missions to bring my science research […]Read More Is THOR the answer to curing cancer?
Today is my birthday! I was okay turning 25, but 26 feels like I should be a ‘fully functional adulting adult’, when in fact I’m still a broke student! But that doesn’t mean I’m not going to celebrate and have a day full of bubbly, cake, hopefully a few little gifts, more food and the […]Read More How to scientifically have your birthday cake… and eat it!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I want to do my bit to help spread that awareness of what you need to be looking out for – but also a little bit of the science that might help you understand the disease a little more! . Breast cancer is the most common cancer in […]Read More Breast cancer: What you need to know
It’s that beautiful time of year again! The leaves start to change colour, the air feels a little crisper, the temperature is dropping, the earlier sunsets, those new leather boots and big cozy jumpers and – of course – pumpkin spice fever starts running rampant! . It is that time of year where your social […]Read More Why do we fall for the Pumpkin Spice Latte every year?
Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell […]Read More Guest blog: ‘Cellfie’ of the month. The Dopaminergic Neuron.
New year means a brand new feature! Say hello to ‘ScienceExplained’! My new feature that answers the questions you have! You might remember I wrote a previous post asking If you could ask science anything… what would it be. I received a few responses which I will address over time but I thought there was no better […]Read More ScienceExplained. Why do we get bags under our eyes?
If you could ask science anything what would it be? Obviously I love stem cells and want to know everything I can possibly know about them, and the really exciting bits I try to share with you guys, but I realise that (unfortunately!) not everyone is as interested in stem cells as much as I […]Read More If you could ask science anything…