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  • Interview with Leah MacDonald.

    Interview with Leah MacDonald.

    Christopher_NW

    Recently, biomedical science student Leah MacDonald, was awarded the first Christopher Haggarty-Weir bursary at the University of the Sunshine Coast. This is an annual scholarship I set up to give something back to my alma mater where I did my biomed degree. I thought it would be a great idea to sit down with Leah […]

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  • Viruses as a new form of antibiotic? A race against evolution of antibiotic resistance.

    Viruses as a new form of antibiotic? A race against evolution of antibiotic resistance.

    Christopher_NW

    We have a guest post from University of Melbourne M.Sc student, Ashleigh Henderson! The discovery and production of penicillin as an antibiotic in the early 1900’s was one of the most significant breakthroughs in the history of medicine. Antibiotics turned many menacing, life-threatening diseases into mere annoyances that could be solved with the pop of […]

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  • The Osiris-REx Space Program

    The Osiris-REx Space Program

    Christopher_NW

    Bryce Harper, a student at the University of Queensland, has written a great article for us on the Osiris-REx space mission. this is Bryce’s second article for us at Mostly Science (his first was on skepticism). Check out his newest article below and also his blog by clicking here.

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Health
5 Cancer Myths Exposed

5 Cancer Myths Exposed

Wes

 

We have all seen it before, Facebook and Twitter posts of cancer facts, shared and re-tweeted across the sea of social media. Sometimes it’s obvious when an article is fake or trying to sell you something, sometimes it’s straight forward when it comes from a trusted source as real, but sometimes it blurs the lines

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