• Debbie

    I'm a current Master of Science student studying epidemiology. What is epidemiology you ask? Well, I'm either going to be the one to start a zombie apocalypse, or be the one to stop a zombie apocalypse. Okay, so the chance of that happening are almost zero. I'm just fascinated with health and disease, and science in general.

  1. Fact or Fiction: Cracking Your Knuckles Gives You Arthritis

    If you are a knuckle cracker, like me, you’ve probably been told to stop cracking your knuckles as it can cause arthritis. But is there any …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/02/fact-or-fiction-cracking-your-knuckles-gives-you-arthritis

  2. Why Dogs are Better than Cats: A heath perspective

    Ask anyone who owns a pet, and they will tell you: pets are not just animals, but are part of the family. But did you know …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/28/why-dogs-are-better-than-cats-a-heath-perspective

  3. Fact or Fiction: We only use 10% of our brain

    If you’ve ever wanted telekinetic powers, you’ve probably wished you could unlock the unused 90% of your brain. We have believed for a long time that …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/21/fact-or-fiction-we-only-use-10-of-our-brain

  4. Thinking like a scientist

    Have you every had the thought, “I wonder why…?” Why do volcanoes erupt? Why did triceratops have horns? Why do stars twinkle? Well, you might just …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/15/what-do-scientists-and-non-scientist-have-in-common

  5. Fact or Fiction: Carrots Improve Your Vision

    We’ve probably all heard that eating carrots can improve our eyesight and even help us see in the dark. But is there any truth to this, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/07/carrot-vision