Welcome back and hello if you’re a first time reader of my blog. Second edition on What’s Up Science here where I let you know what I’ve found interesting in the media at the minute. So, without further ado… 1. “Therapy could stop superbugs on farms” – BBC News With the current rise of antibiotic resistance the…… Continue reading What’s Up Science? #2
Eyesight is one of those things that is often taken for granted, myself included until recently. If you’ve read my previous post, you’ll know I had surgery recently and thankfully it was a success. I had a chronic detached retina and had no vision in the top half of my right eye. Luckily the detachment…… Continue reading Science of the Senses: Sight
Firstly, I want to apologise for the radio silence on my blog when I was just getting it going but unfortunately life happens and mine hasn’t been the best this past month or so. Within weeks of each other, I started a new job (to help with funds while I’m at uni), had deadlines, had…… Continue reading What’s Up Science?
As it’s International Women’s Day today, I wanted to bring about a happy reminder of 3 influential women in science. In a male-dominated area (especially at the time), these women proved their worth and it’s nice to see it highlighted so here goes… Angelina Fanny Hesse Wife of Walther Hesse, Angelina was responsible for educating…… Continue reading #IWD – 3 Influential Women in Science
If you’ve read my About Me page, you’ll know that I’m currently studying for a master’s degree in Microbiology. In this post, I just wanted to highlight what my pros and cons of the transition from undergrad have been so far. If you’re reading this and you’re thinking about studying a master’s then hopefully this…… Continue reading Undergrad vs Postgrad
I can’t be the only one that has to push certain family and friends to take all of the antibiotics they’ve been prescribed or that there’s no point asking the doctor for antibiotics when they’ve got a VIRUS, but it just doesn’t seem to click that resistance is here and resistance is real! Now I…… Continue reading Antibiotic Resistance is REAL!