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!
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!
11% of the global population doesn't have access to clean drinking water...yet. Scientists have constructed a prototype device that pulls water from the air passively to provide clean drinking water to people without. Read more here!
Around 280 people are diabetes daily with 90% of cases being type 2. Poor lifestyle choices with some genetic factors can result in someone developing diabetes. What if there was a pill they could take to stop this from happening?
DNA stores the genetic information that makes you who you are. What if that wasn't the only information that it could store though?
The world is super excited about the TRAPPIST-1 solar system and it's completely valid. Here's everything we know so far.
In episode 4 of the Inform AU Podcast I'm joined by Tom Sneddon and we talking about the roles of microbes, using other people's poo, associated benefits and the construction of buildings that are riddled with bacteria! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1O6-DHPNRw
Superbugs; it's a term that is commonly thrown around in the media but what are they and what makes them so 'super'?
In episode 2 of the Inform AU Podcast I'm joined by Zoe Rae and we talk about using CRISPR to modify peoples genes to put pack into them and how Bruce Banners pants don't rip.