There are more than 37 trillion different cell types that make up our body, so each month I want to help you learn about another one of those cells. Can you guess which we are learning about today?
It's time for the final feature of Spotlight September 2018 😦 but it is one I am looking forward to sharing with you. This science communicator from Sydney, Australia but now living in New York City is someone whose work I have loved watching. She spent six year working in education and outreach for CSIRO, [...]
Who is ready to learn about another scientist? Me too! Today's scientist studies something that I always wish I knew more about - the brain! This organ mesmerizes me and any chance I can take to learn a little bit more I will take. That's why I loved today's scientists Instagram and just had to [...]
One of my biggest fears is losing my memory. Not being able to remember adventures, experiences, feelings and moments; even faces! It just terrifies me. I think it must be one of the reasons why I am obsessed with taking photos and capturing moments in one frame forever! I've taken my digital camera with me [...]
It's official! Today is officially the most depressing day of the year! *** The Fa-la-la-la-la's of Christmas are over. We are all back to the monotonous routine of work and school. There's nothing to look forward to, but its not like you have any money to spend after the holidays anyway. And those long, dark, [...]
It's that beautiful time of year again! The leaves start to change colour, the air feels a little crisper, the temperature is dropping, the earlier sunsets, those new leather boots and big cozy jumpers and - of course - pumpkin spice fever starts running rampant! . It is that time of year where your social [...]
Today's Scientist in the Spotlight is a face you might recognise if you have been following my blog for a while. Yes, one of my guest bloggers is back! So let me re-introduce you to Alice G. I have met a lot of incredible people in the science communication community through social media from around [...]
Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell [...]