[Newsletter] Round-Up of COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Week Commencing February 08, 2021

Here's everything you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines this week.

[Newsletter] Round-Up of COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Week Commencing February 01, 2021

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[Newsletter] Round-Up of COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Week Commencing December 14, 2020

With the news on the novel coronavirus pandemic ever-changing, and the search for COVID-19 vaccines still continuing, it is difficult to stay on top of the goings-on of the vaccines in development. To help you stay on top of things, Nidhi Parekh of The Shared Microscope writes weekly updates on the vaccines alone. Struggling to …

[Newsletter] Round-Up of COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Week Commencing November 02, 2020

With the news on the novel coronavirus pandemic ever-changing, and the search for COVID-19 vaccines still continuing, it is difficult to stay on top of the goings-on of the vaccines in development. To help you stay on top of things, Nidhi Parekh of The Shared Microscope writes weekly updates on the vaccines alone. Struggling to …

[Newsletter] Round-Up of COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Week Commencing October 26, 2020

With the news on the novel coronavirus pandemic ever-changing, and the search for COVID-19 vaccines still continuing, it is difficult to stay on top of the goings-on of the vaccines in development. To help you stay on top of things, Nidhi Parekh of The Shared Microscope writes weekly updates on the vaccines alone. Struggling to …

Greta Thunberg for Peace

Greta Thunberg was born in 2003. She started a school strike for climate change in August of 2018; a strike which has since spread from Sweden, all over the world and now involves millions of other children protesting governmental change, or lack thereof, to help prevent the climate crisis we are paving towards. Her activism …

3 Forgotten Nobel Prize Winners Relevant to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Nobel Prizes in science are a beacon of hope as they highlight the importance of scientific achievement every year.  Especially in a pandemic, it’s important to look at the science and see how far we’ve come -- from mapping the human genome and learning about the mechanisms by which our cells grow and die, …

Viruses: Dead Devious Microscopic Capsules

This article is Part Two of the mini-series on Viruses. This post is written in response to the popular demand, and questions raised in Part 1 of the series. This post looks to introduce to you what viruses are, how they were discovered and the basic structure of a virus. In addition to this, I have also added some brief information on how long a virus can survive.

Vintage Genes: Your Family’s Best Heirloom

Have you ever been told that you look exactly like your mum, or your dad? Or your grandma?? Well, the reason that you look like someone from your family is down to genes and genetics. What is this genes and genetics jargon then? Click on the link to find out more.

Smoking Cessation: Hang Tough, Don’t Puff!

Did you know that tobacco kills up to half of all it's users? Tobacco is one of the biggest public health treats around the world, killing more than 8 million people each year. More than 7 million people die as a result of direct tobacco use and the remaining are the result of exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke. Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths. To put the problem into perspective further, cigarettes would never receive government regulatory approval if they were introduced to the consumer as a new product today.