Tagged: Research

How to Get on the Road to Research

So you’ve made up your mind, you’re going to start a graduate research project! You’ve secured a supervisor doing amazing work in a particular field, met your group members, settled down in your exciting new environment. Now the real fun...

Penicillin – The World’s Greatest Collaboration So Far

Friday 28 September 1928. Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming would walk into his Imperial College laboratory on the morning of this day to find a petri dish containing staphylococcus bacteria to be contaminated by mold. The mold seemed to inhibit the...

Zebrafish: Lab Rats of The Future, Today

“Such an exotic name!” you exclaim, “Surely it must be some elusive endangered African species that can only be found in two specific wetlands in the Congo Basin?” Well, the zebrafish is indeed exotic, but in a different context –...