Did you know that there are fewer human cells in our body than bacterial cells? For the human body to contain anything other than our own cells has always caused controversy; however, the idea of a second genome has been around for a while. Continue reading What is the Second Genome and how does it affect us?
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!
Approximately 71% of Earth’s surface is underwater, and more than 80% of what is underwater, is unexplored. Continue reading Exploring Our Oceans
Cancer is arguably the most well-studied disease in modern medicine – and yet, tackling it still represents an immense challenge for scientists across the world. Continue reading The New Era of Cancer Treatment: ‘Living Drugs’