What’s CRISPR? Put simply, it’s the next revolution in genetics, and a technology that is and will continue to change our world. … More CRISPRmas!
How much to get? 8 hours? 10? 5? Or have we missed the point altogether on when and how to sleep? … More Science of Sleep Patterns
Are you tired? With a third to a half of the population regularly sleep-deprived, there’s a good chance your answer is “yes”.
But long-term, that’s really not a good thing! … More Sleepy Science: get enough of it!
After a 3-month hiatus from writing, you’d be justified in asking where I’ve been! To answer, I’ve been sitting in front of a computer screen (or two) for at least 9 hours a day, some weeks edging up towards 12 or more hours per day. So come the end of the day, the last thing … More Tech Fatigue
At the few public places that have still been open in the past few weeks, almost all of them have several bottles of hand sanitiser readily available. But what piqued my interest was the number that were clearly labelled “anti-bacterial”. After all, they’re almost exclusively there to protect against the spread of a virus: COVID-19. … More Is antibacterial hand sanitiser effective against viruses?
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What’s the future of modern medicine looking like? Image sourced from WSFB website As I mentioned in my post from last Friday, I attended the Pandemics and Epidemics event at the World Science Festival Brisbane. It was an incredible experience with a stellar lineup of panel experts who engaged in…
It’s the dream of many people. A miraculous pizza that’s not unhealthy! But unfortunately, it still doesn’t exist. … More Does pizza lower your risk of disease or cancer?
What’s 5G? Apart from a set of cringeworthy Telestra advertisements?
All up, it’s just a better (and far faster) way of transferring wireless data. In other words, downloading an entire movie in seconds….. … More 5G: what it is, and what we’ll use it for
Parkinson’s is a crippling disease that gradually inhibits motor function. Patients generally attend physiotherapy to assist with managing symptoms, but now it turns out that Irish dance might be even more effective! … More Science of Irish Dance 2: Parkinson’s
Heard of the LHC? The 27km particle accelerator? If it interests you, then maybe you’d also like to read about the future of it … going both bigger and smaller! … More From 100 km down to just 2.5 cm … the future of particle accelerators