Laboratories are full of scientists who do research on the bench, and at times in front of the computer. They are composed of PhD students and staff like research assistants, post-docs and lab managers. Ideally, working in a lab is like living with other housemates or with other family members. A lab is a well-oiled machine if it operates like a functional household. Continue reading Respect in the lab
The Biochemical Society has teamed up with the British Science Association to create their very own CREST Award resources. With country-wide school closures and home learning there doesn’t seem like a better time for home-friendly self-learning! Continue reading Embrace home learning with the CREST Awards
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