Tag Archive: body

All that junk (DNA) inside your trunk


By Barney Wharam It was billed to be as inspiring as the space program. The sequencing of the human genome, figuring out our DNA code letter for letter, is one of our greatest… Continue reading

Bacteria Wars: the scientist strikes back


By Kruti Shrotri Bacterial infections are becoming a serious threat to society as the bacteria that cause them become increasingly resistant to our current antibiotics. Earlier this year, Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame… Continue reading

Having a tough day? Smile, you’ll feel better


By Marie Rogers When you think about your conscious self, the “I” that controls the decisions that you make, where do you think of it residing? Most peoples’ intuitive feeling about the mind… Continue reading