Microparticles of plastic that we ingest in our diet might be a risk factor to our health. This article discusses potential burdens of plastic on our metabolic health.
Italian food has is very popular in Germany – but would an Italian approve of the way germans have adapted their traditional meals?
hile infant sepsis sounds quite dangerous (Yin), research shows that the long-term effects of this phenomenon might be beneficial (Yang).
Learn from Nóra Balzers experiences during her PhD coming from a bioinformatician background and starts working in the wet lab!
This article sums up a small online survey that was conducted to show how we deal with shifting everything to online during and what we can learn from it to improve upcoming online meetings and scientific networking. 54 persons participated and gave interesting insights into their current situation.
While in the 80’s and early 90’s, an HIV infection meant a death sentence for many infected people, today HIV-infected individuals can live a normal life thanks to antiretroviral therapy . The combination of three different drugs (which might be all in one pill) blocks the replication of the virus to such a low level, that it becomes undetectable in the blood. The easiest explanation … Continue reading Living with HIV – Undetectable = Untransmittable
PhD life is stressful. Fatherhood is difficult. Now add a global pandemic on top and you will imagine what Emad is going through. Although every hardship has its rewards and a loving family sure helps you through it!
In the last part of our series “pandemic pain – personal insights” we talked to a scientists and a medicals student about their experiences.
The next federal election in Germany takes place on the 26th of September. While the public discussion is mainly dealing with the political parties’ opinions on the climate crisis, economy, and national safety, I think that their stand on scientific research is missing. It is clear that all political parties want to encourage scientific research on topics like energy production, agriculture, mobility and AI, but … Continue reading How might the next election change science? – An overview of the ideas for scientific research that German political parties aim at
The year 2020 was mainly marked by one event – the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 became one of the most important words in our everyday language and somehow it affected all of us. At the beginning of the pandemic, many people were not aware of how much their life will change due to COVID-19 pandemic. In this little series, we asked six different people about their … Continue reading How did COVID-19 pandemic change our life?