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The EB and Flow of Skin Condition Treatment.

Skin as delicate as a butterfly’s wing - this is how patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) are often described. The condition causes skin to...
A strange unnatural orange light peering over woodland trees in the snow

The Dark Side of Artificial Light!!

In 1994, when an earthquake led to a power outage in Los Angeles, a lot of anxious residents called local emergency services to report...

A Placebo … For the Public?!?

In a recent event run by the University of Exeter's Debating Society (DebSoc), I had the pleasure of arguing the proposition side for the...
A jogger on a very scenic route

Could A Pill a Day Keep the Jogging at Bay?

The benefits of exercise are manifold, something we all know to be a fact. Exercise reduces the risk of major illnesses, including cancer, heart...
Scrabelle pieces spelling out mental health.

Google’s PHQ-9 Tests – combating increasing rates of mental health problems

As part of an initiative which sees the tech giant partnered with the USA’s National Alliance on Mental Illness, Google mobile searches for the...
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CRISPR, Genetic Manipulation!

GENOMIC manipulation, whether due to its connotations of ‘futuristic mad scientist’ or what appears as sheer complexity of patterns of heredity, is consistently associated...
Dramatic looking doctor's coat

Resisting against Resistance

Antibiotics are drugs used to treat infections, and work by killing bacteria. According to a research charity by the name of Nesta GPs reportedly...

Solutions to Ageing

Flashback to many years ago; you may or may not believe that smallpox killed approximately 300 million people in the 20th century alone. That...

Variations in viruses

Imagine a disease that can infect millions of people a year. One that can spread by merely coughing and sneezing. One that an outbreak...
Caffine in its coffee form...

Do you know caffeine?

Caffeine is an inevitable staple in any student’s diet. Early mornings are more doable after that cup of joe. Late night study sessions are...