• Isabelle Foo

    I'm a Masters student at the Peter Doherty Institute. I love arthropod-borne viruses and mosquitoes.

  1. Worms in your sushi. Good or bad?

    Yes, you read that right. There ARE worms in that piece of salmon sashimi you had for lunch. Whether or not you got sick after that …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/19/worms-in-your-sushi-good-or-bad

  2. The season to be sneezin’

    Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, and bees are buzzing. But for some of us, it is an endless cycle of sneezing, runny nose, and red, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/21/the-season-to-be-sneezin

  3. Why we like it hot

    Spices can be found in almost every kitchen around the world, but you may have noticed that cuisines from tropical cultures tend to use spices more …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/01/why-we-like-it-hot

  4. A diamond is forever (and sustainable?)

    The allure and promise of diamonds often paints an image of everlasting love and commitment to someone special. “A diamond is forever”, as many would say. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/12/a-diamond-is-forever-and-sustainable