There are many bacteria all around us, some are beneficial while others can cause disease. The way in which different bacteria cause disease are varied. Some bacteria use a certain infection mechanism known as the type III secretion system which functions just like a tiny biological needle. Continue reading Some Bacteria Use Tiny Biological Needles to Make Us Sick!
Despite attending many conferences during our time in academia, the work that goes into organising these events remained a mystery. When the call for proposals for the Young Life Scientists’ (YLS) symposium came out, we thought it would be a great opportunity to see things from the other side. After all, how hard can it be to organise a one-day symposium?! Continue reading How to Organise a Symposium
Approximately 71% of Earth’s surface is underwater, and more than 80% of what is underwater, is unexplored. Continue reading Exploring Our Oceans
To promote new ideas, and explore the lesser-acknowledged creative aspects of science and technical elements of arts, I joined forces with a group of talented artists from London Fine Art Studios in Battersea to explore the similarities in the ways that scientists and artists work. Continue reading Viewing the Invisible – a science and art collaboration