MeduCollab Pieces


Stress in Undergraduate Programs

Written By: Nehal Lubana Abstract: Stress is an all encompassing term used to describe how the body reacts to harsh or harmful situations. Stress has been consistent throughout time, and has more recently come into…


Interview with Dr. Eric Brown (Interview Spotlight)

Interview Spotlight: Dr. Eric Brown Written By: Hannah Silverman Photo by CDC from Pexels Novel Strategies in Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Dr. Eric Brown is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University…



The Reality Behind our Dreams

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?

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…



The Present and Future of Bionic Prosthetics

My first real exposure to prosthetics was, funnily enough, through video games. From shooting with nano-augmentations in Deus Ex to playing detective with Rhys’s cybernetic eye in the Borderlands series, it’s clear that the development…