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’
The 44th FEBS Congress was held in Krakow, Poland this year, and I’d been fortunate to win sponsorship from the Biochemical Society. Continue reading A Cracking Time in Krakow – thoughts from the 19th YSF and 44th FEBS Congress