Laughing is the best form of therapy! But what is the science behind laughing? In this arrticle you will find out what we can learn from tickeling studies in rats and why laughing is important for our mental health!
Going abroad to learn a new method and bring the knowledge back to your lab can take time and effort, especially when the new method is something like Cut&Tag. And did you ever wonder how it is to do an internship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm? In this article, you will learn a bit about it.
Recent research shows that the immunology of pregnancy is far more complex than long thought and that it requires fine-tuning of various immunological processes: For a successful pregnancy, pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory processes must take place at the right time and in the right place.
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.
hile infant sepsis sounds quite dangerous (Yin), research shows that the long-term effects of this phenomenon might be beneficial (Yang).
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
What do you think about a virus……..? If I were to ask random people in the city what they think about a virus, I believe most people would have a negative perception about it, some would just accept viruses as being part of nature and probably no one would have anything positive to say about a virus unless he/she is a virologist! In the current … Continue reading A virus, an Evil killer or a Hidden Gem?
“If a picture is worth a thousand words, one video recorded from a living brain is priceless.” Learn how 2P microscopy advanced the neuroscience field.
3D culture and organoids are becoming more prevalent in research. Here, the most important aspects of human brain organoids are explained.
Orson Welles, the greatest film personality of all time said, ‘We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone’. However, the talented and award winning British science writer Ed Yong does not seem to agree with Welles. He claims in his book ‘I contain multitudes: The Microbes within us and a grander view of life’, that Welles was mistaken. He says ‘Even when we are … Continue reading Microbes to erase bad memories??