The Forbidden Fruits of Humanity
Illicit drugs are electrifying. Why? Well, I’m not an addict, but these drugs could be the key to some serious new science. As a keen neuroscience …
Pills: Friend or Foe?
“Over the course of your lifetime, you are likely to be prescribed more than 40,000 pills”. (BBC Documentary) Licensed under GoogleImage I don’t know about …
X-Men within reach – with mice
I have a question for you: What do X-Men’s Wolverine and the African spiny mouse have in common? Apart from being completely gorgeous – images licensed …
First Step, Clone Animals – Second Step, Clone Yourself a Nobel
Today, a great pair of scientists were rewarded for their years of work with this year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Sir John Gurdon and …
The weird world of sports injury treatments.
In my first post on “scientific scribbles”, I detailed a procedure where stem cells derived from fat are injected into injured joints to aid cartilage and …
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