The Reality Behind our Dreams

March 18, 2019 Editorial Board 0

Introduction Why do we dream? How does our brain manufacture dreams? How do they relate to our consciousness? These are questions that neuroscientists have been trying to answer for the past few decades, in an […]

Viruses: the ally or the enemy?

March 14, 2019 Editorial Board 0

Introduction Viruses are often considered monsters; they cause disease, ruin crops, and sometimes cannot be treated by medical means. However, in recent years, science has allowed us to harness the therapeutic potential of viruses. Through […]

Using stem cells to grow a living brain

November 19, 2018 Admin 0

Written by Sarah Asbury, Biochemistry Class of 2019, McMaster University   When scientists discovered how to reprogram skin cells into neurons, research on neurological disorders broadened. Disorders of the brain have been historically difficult to […]