Browsing All posts tagged under »biology«

Are fish the key to intelligence?

March 24, 2014


The brain is the most complex organised system in the universe. It is the means by which think, by which we coordinate ourselves when we write an essay or run a race and collectively; our brains are the means by which we make sense of the universe and even our own brains. Developing our understanding of how […]

Nuffield Research Project

August 30, 2013


Over the course of the summer, I have been working in a Molecular Biology Lab at the University of Portsmouth. The research has involved looking at gene expression in the differentiation of neuron cells, trying to understand the timings and locations of genes of which little is currently known. Working in this environment on these […]

Ultrasound in Medicine-A Revolution in Diagnosis from Acoustics-23rd January 2013

February 16, 2013


Professor Francis Duck gave this intriguing lecture to a particularly large crowd the other day, giving us an insight on the developments of Ultrasound. It was a great lecture, demonstrating a union of Physics and Biology that I hadn’t considered before. A quick biography of Professor Francis Duck: He is a visiting Professor at Royal […]

Will we find life on the exoplanet Gliese 581g?

January 27, 2013


Here is a poster that I made on the possibility of finding life on an ‘exoplanet’ that is very similar to Earth. As we know many exoplanets have already been discovered and more are identified on an almost daily basis – So the possibilities are endless! For a Hi-Res version of the poster click here: […]