Could a Breathalyzer Detect Cancer?
Discover how scientists are analyzing compounds in the breath to create a versatile breathalyzer capable of detecting disease.
Hacking Bacteria To Fight Disease
Explore how synthetic biologists are programming bacteria to fight cancer by manipulating their DNA.
How Does Chemotherapy Work?
Discover how chemotherapy drugs use cytotoxic agents to attack cancer cells and the impact they have on your body.
The Scientific Hangover Cure
Don't want a hangover, but love the weekend a bit too much? You've heard all the myths and tried all the pills - but what legitimate ways can you prevent and cure your hangover? Follow these scientifically analysed steps and you'll wake up on your way to being a normal, functioning human again!
Organoids for Drug Discovery
Dr Bahar Ramezanpour, VP Business Development, Hubrecht Organoid Technology, explains the advantages of using organoids over traditional cell culture systems and how they are used to develop therapeutics.
Can You Solve the Virus Riddle? - Lisa Winer
Your research team has found a prehistoric virus preserved in the permafrost and isolated it for study. After a late night working, you’re just closing up the lab when a sudden earthquake hits and breaks all the sample vials. Will you be able to destroy the virus before the vents open and unleash a deadly airborne plague? Lisa Winer shows how.
If "A Star Is Born" Was Literally About A Star Being Born (Lady Gaga Shallow Parody)
The formation of a star, supernovas, black holes - all with the help of Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper!
A New Way To Detect More Cancers Earlier
Dr Anne Marie Lennon of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, describes a new way to detect eight common types of cancer (esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, liver, breast, lung, and ovarian) using a simple blood test. The technique combines genetic indicators with blood protein markers to identify these cancers earlier than ever before, while avoiding false positives.
Prostate Cancer: Brachytherapy’s Fight for Survival
Brachytherapy has a robust track record as a treatment for prostate cancer. But this treatment seems to be going out of fashion, in favor of more modern, more expensive alternatives. Since evidence suggests that brachytherapy is cost-effective for some patients, many oncologists are keen to make sure it remains an option.