What is coronavirus?

What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness in humans and animals. Seven different types have been...

What illnesses does COVID-19 cause?

Coronaviruses infect the lungs and airways. Most people with COVID-19 have mild disease and never require hospitalisation. For people who...

The Salty Shake Up

Salt, or Sodium Chloride (NaCl), is a mineral compound that is part of a wider class of compounds called the “Salts”. In the natural...

Br-"AI"-n Scans

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere in the media it seems these days, it is making our lives easier from “Alexa” to “Google” we are...

Untangling Alzheimer’s

One major factor of Alzheimer’s disease is the huge tangles of a protein known as tau protein in the brain. A new study that has just...

Machine Learning Mania

Machine learning is posited as a transformative force for human health. But what exactly is “Machine Learning” and how can it help human...

The Sugar Code

Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in popular science is that cells identify and interact with one another through a sugar code. This...

Brain - Basics

The brain is a complex and delightfully fascinating organ, it weighs around 1.2 kg and is jam packed with upwards of one hundred billion...

Alcohol and Dementia

What is Dementia? Dementia is a clinical term that is used to describe an array of symptoms: Memory loss Personality Changes Language...

Breast Milk & Cognition

What is the importance of breast milk? At birth 81% of UK mothers exclusively breast feed their offspring. This decreases to 17% at the 3...

The Quantum Conundrum

The field of quantum computing was initiated by the work of Paul Benioff and Yuri Manin in 1980, then again by Richard Feynman in 1982...

A Stroke of Sense

New research has just been published that may offer new hope to stroke patients. Before we outline the research and what it means we...

Life's Elixir

Overview Human lifespan is increasing day by day, the average life expectancy in the UK at the last check was 80.8 years old. With women...

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