Translational research, with the goal of “translating” laboratory results into improved human healthcare, is fundamental for progression in the field of medical research. Working in a laboratory environment, it is often easy to lose sight of why research is being conducted.
It is not often that completely novel pathogens are identified, but in 2013 this is exactly what happened in South Africa.
With the soft drinks levy six months into effect, the prevalence of sugar-averse drinks has flooded the market. Packaged under ‘free’, ‘diet’, ‘light’ to the classic ‘zero-sugar’, drinks companies have circumvented this sticky problem by dropping the sweet stuff from their recipes altogether.
By Alberto Conti, University of York It was 1981, when doctors in the US started noticing strange patterns across their
British Science Week is always an exciting week at the Biochemical Society, with several annual events taking science to Westminster.