When we think of fungus, we normally think of the mushrooms we eat, mildew in poorly ventilated bathrooms, or that pesky mould that thrives on the forgotten bread at the back of the kitchen cupboard. However, there is a lot more to fungus than its association with damp and out of date food…
Can psychedelics be the next big game changer in the field of mental health?
Genetic “dark matter” may drive the emergence of new species. The findings suggest a way to rescue “doomed” animal hybrids.
The ways our bodies morph and change offer significant potential for exciting, creative storytelling
“Once it becomes clinically relevant, it will become legally relevant.” – Francis Shen
Questioning the medical definition of disability through looking at milestones in genetic engineering.
Limitations of cardiac xenotransplantation and potential alternatives to address these drawbacks
Studies have shown that people are more attracted to a certain individual’s body odour. In the “sweaty t-shirt” study lead by Claus Wedekind, men wear the same t-shirt for two days and women are asked to smell the t-shirts and rank them on sexual attractiveness.
Axons in whales can be up to 30 meters long and yet the information has to go from one neuron to the next one in a matter of milliseconds. How is that possible? Luckily, evolution provided vertebrates with myelinated axons.
The process shaping the landscape of scientific writing