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.
The importance of conservation is ever growing as our planet and ecosystems are rapidly changing of particular interest in the UK is the European hedgehog.
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.