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  • Multi-drug resistant TB: Treatment today, hope for tomorrow.

    Multi-drug resistant TB: Treatment today, hope for tomorrow.

    Christopher_NW

    I would like to introduce Smaranda Fillip, a colleague of mine who is studying towards her MD at my old alma mater, the University of Queensland, in addition to studying in New Orleans as part of a joint medical school program. She wrote the bulk of this succinct informative introduction to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis along […]

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  • Picture of the Week: Shiga-like toxin

    Picture of the Week: Shiga-like toxin

    Christopher_NW

    Recently the University of Queensland ran the annual Molecular Design Contest, where students use pymol or related software to create a stunning image of a macromolecule of their choice. This is a contest I helped set up during my Masters degree at UQ, and I am happy to see it’s continuation by the School of […]

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  • Optogenetics: An understanding and mastery of brain function

    Optogenetics: An understanding and mastery of brain function

    Christopher_NW

    Written by William Godfrey and Christopher Weir.   Before we get into the article, I would first like to welcome the newest addition to our writing team here at Mostly Science, William Godfrey. Will and I are both alumni of the University of Queensland, which is where he went to the T.C. Berne School of […]

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Health
Opinion: Cancer is Hard, But Let’s Not Turn to Woo.

Opinion: Cancer is Hard, But Let’s Not Turn to Woo.

Christopher_NW

 

Cancer. The word alone invokes deep emotions in many people. For some, fear, for others, anger. This is completely understandable. During my biomedical science degree I worked in nursing with a predominant focus on patients with various stages and types of cancer. Some made it and others were not so fortunate. I was even quite […]

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