Georgia Balmer investigates the lack of middle-aged women in Hollywood productions. Is youth and beauty a necessity for stardom?
Flashback to many years ago; you may or may not believe that smallpox killed approximately 300 million people in the 20th century alone. That would account for roughly 19% of the population at that time. Thanks to Edward Jenner’s vaccine breakthrough, today, the smallpox can be cured before it is even contracted. It is rarely, […]
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has given a free pass to a DNA editing tool to alter the human genome. This opens the way to unprecedented control over the human genome, and the possibility to prevent, or even cure, genetic diseases. Back in 2012 Professor Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues were spending long hours […]
Fasting has long been an interest to the scientific community, chiefly because of its touted historic benefits to the human body. Fasting is a natural evolutionary survival adaption that allowed us to survive when food was scarce during the winter months, by slowing our bodies natural processes and using the food we did consume more […]