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Can New Antibiotics Treat Superbugs Without Resistance Development? Antibiotics, science, treatment, Jade Passey, Kettle Mag
In the last 30 years, there has been very little progress in the discovery of new antimicrobials, this has resulted in significant concern within scientific communities and government organisations such as the WHO. Resistance to antibiotics is ever increasing due to bacteria’s ability to rapidly acquire resistance to these drugs therefore it is predicted that...
Is Wikipedia the future for credibility and medical information online? Kettlemag, Jade Passey, wikipedia, knowledge, science, credibility
There is a wealth of information out there available to us at the touch of a button, whether it be on our laptops, tablets or phones and this has made it increasingly easy to get instant answers to our questions, but do we consider the source of these answers? In a world where everyone is...
Mitochondria are in every cell in the body – but where did they come from? Kettlemag, Jade Passey, mitochondrion, diagram, science, energy, ATP
What are mitochondria? A mitochondrion is the ‘powerhouse’ for every cell in the body. They are present in the cells of almost all eukaryotic organisms and are essential for generating energy for each and every cell. In addition to this, they are important in other cellular functions such as apoptosis, cell signalling and cell growth....