science

Do anti-ageing creams work?

      There is no ready recipe for a magic anti-ageing potion but researchers know quite a lot about ageing processes already. Let’s dive in and find out what’s out there!   Skin – the largest organ of our body has a total area of 20ft2 playing central role in protecting our bodies from […]

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science

Truth bombs on microwave radiation

  I used to be that person. I believed that microwaves are destroying the nutritional value of foods because everyone around was saying so. But nobody bothered to check if it’s actually true. So I did it few years ago and quickly changed my mind on microwaves.   And now I’m going to share this […]

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science

Let’s end the war on GMO! 3. GMOs improving your life.

This is a third and the last post of Let’s end the war on GMO! series. If you missed the previous two, here they are: GMO concerns and GM foods. Today we are going to discuss the interesting GMOs outside the food industry. Let me know in the comment section how many of these examples […]

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motivation

When #scicomm criticism took a wrong turn

Let’s talk about the real reasons for #scicomm being increasingly popular. A couple of days ago Science – a highly-regarded scientific magazine has published a letter which has shaken science communicators’ world. A faulty understanding of the reasons why science communicators publish their posts/pictures /videos caused the most outrage (click on the picture to read […]

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science

Let's end the war on GMO! 1.GMO concerns

This post is the first one of my new educational series “Let’s end the war on GMO” where I will be explaining different aspects of Genetically Modified Organisms, their usage and hopefully clarify some of the uncertainties which arose online. This week, let’s end the war on… GM foods! Recently, I’ve seen a water bottle […]

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motywacja, Polski

Wiadomości: uporządkuj swój umysł.

Witajcie, dzisiaj porozmawiamy o… newsach! Przez wiele, wieeele lat nie wyobrażałam sobie poranka bez sprawdzenia wiadomości. Miałam wrażenie, iż bycie zorientowanym w świece znaczy to samo co bycie na bieżąco ze wszelkimi światowymi nowinkami. Moje odczucia uległy drastycznej zmianie niedługo po rozpoczęciu drugiego roku studiów. Zacznijmy od tego, że większość ‘newsów’ nie jest wcale niczym […]

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science

How exactly can I get lung cancer?

Today, I am going to focus on lung cancer. Why? Because it is the third, just after breast and prostate, most common cancer world-wide. Only in The UK, it accounts for 13% of all cancer cases. If we take into consideration, that there is more than 200 different types of cancers – lung cancer incidence […]

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