Posted under Rosie Arnold

  1. Building brains – how close are we?

    I recently finished watching the TV series on Netflix called Westworld. Yes, it came out in 2016, and yes, I was late on the bandwagon. But …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/30/building-brains-how-close-are-we

  2. How do taste buds change?

    When I was a kid I accidentally ate cat food. Not the little crunchy kibbles, which, admittedly, sometimes smell kind of tasty. I’m talking about the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/30/how-do-taste-buds-change

  3. Poop-a-pill – could someone else’s faecal matter cure depression and anxiety?

    Cast your mind forward 20 years, to a version of you that has depression due to a genetic predisposition. You’ve been on depression medication for a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/04/theres-more-to-poop-than-meets-the-eye

  4. Finding Jaques (and other helpful organisms)

    Now I know Finding Dory has out-hyped its predecessor, Finding Nemo. But if you can cast your mind back to P. Sherman’s fish tank at 42 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/26/building-brains-can-silicon-help-us-understand-how-brains-work