Using stem cells to grow a living brain

November 19, 2018 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 […]

An evaluation of low-carb diets: Fad or fact?

February 28, 2018 0

The Atkins diet has emerged in recent years as a serious contender among diets. Rising above many other fad diets by allowing its adherents to eat the fat-heavy foods that most other diets forbid, low-carb […]

The War for CRISPR

January 10, 2018 0

Science is often viewed as the embodiment of the good in humanity. Human progress, curiosity and selflessness are all revered principles within the scientific community, and the pursuit of truth is said to be held […]