Stem cells have the potential to differentiate into a variety of other cell types depending on then environment they're exposed to. A first for stem cells though is the ability for them to become a plethora of blood components. Find out more here!
The water cycle is an incredibly important phenomena that is essential for the exists of this planet. Humans however are having an influence on it and not for the best. What is the water cycle and acid rain? Read more about it all here!
Waste accumulates throughout the body normally due to metabolic activity that is involved with living in general. New cell found lurking in the brain might prevent Alzheimer's! Read more here!
Depression is a serious mental illness that affects many worldwide. Read here about how a gene might be linked to the condition, and potentially others, in humans.
Plastic that is piling up in landfills and in the oceans is doing a lot of immediate and long term damage to the environment. See how a caterpillar might help here!
Russian scientist uses lasers and gold to kill cancer cells by causing them to explode. Read more here!
23andMe is a company that aims at telling you more about your genetics. In 2013, the FDA stopped them from disclosing information due to the fear of confused and panicked consumers. Now, the FDA has given them permission to do with new regulations in place. Let's have a look at this!
Blood and your heart are very important aspects of your body that are essential for your survival. Unfortunately there are numerous diseases and physical complications associated with injury that can jeopardise their effectiveness and functionality. What if there was a way that we were able to replace these effectively when damaged?
Ageing is something that most organisms go through but what if there was a way to treat it like a disease? In this article, I quickly go through some of the current research on how we're trying to delay the onset of ageing.
DNA stores the genetic information that makes you who you are. What if that wasn't the only information that it could store though?