Physiologists using phosphoproteomics to reveal undiscovered effects of exercise on skeletal muscle.… Read More How would INTERPOL fare if they were stuck with fingerprint kits to do all of their work?
Evolution has come up with a pretty nifty trick to control cancer development in larger animals, by stocking up on important genes. Okay, get your pencil out; There are an estimated 37.2 trillion cells in the human body, each cell will divide approximately 50-70 times in its lifetime, and each time must… Read More Lucky old Dumbo! Elephants and their cancer resistance
A cute border collie eagerly enters a small experimental room. It immediately lies down on a mattress in front of a 22 inches LCD monitor and starts watching a set of photos. The dog seems to be watching the screen with an interest! It even waves its tail from time to time; perhaps because it… Read More Eyes are the mirror of the soul – also for dogs
The human brain has this funny old habit of creating “us” and “them”. It is easier for our understanding and emotional stability if we believe that another group is markedly different to us; yano, celebrities are completely different to me and therefore I can hold them up to unrealistic heights, or write mean things on the Internet… Read More Lets talk; Cancer.
‘Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon’ states the author of the ScienceDaily blog based on the paper published in the journal of Environment Systems and Decisions at the end of November. This provocative statement caused some uproar among my acquaintances in the past week. This motivated me to… Read More Choosing the lesser of two evils – lessons learned from comparing bacon and lettuce.
After almost half a year of planning and coordinating, finally The PhD Movie 2 was successfully screened at Karolinska Institutet Solna campus. The movie is an adaptation from the well-known web comic strip: Piled Higher and Deeper (aka. PhD Comics). More than 200 people came to the event, including undergraduates, PhD students, postdocs, and some… Read More The PhD Movie 2 at Karolinska Institutet
If you want to get your paper cited, give it a short title! This is a conclusion from a paper published last week in Royal Society of Open Science.