Science, Science and Technology

Do Probiotics Work?

This time of year, a lot of us are thinking about making changes to our diet to try and improve our health and fitness. In full knowledge of this, we're bombarded with marketing for all kinds of "health foods", "super foods", "wonder products" and the like. One of these functional foods which has interested me… Continue reading Do Probiotics Work?

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How Does Antibiotic Resistance Work?

We’ve all heard the antibiotic resistance horror stories: superbugs are going to take over the world; antibiotics are going to stop working, leaving the human race trampled by bacteria that we can do nothing to kill. There were 450,000 new cases of multi-drug resistance tuberculosis in 2012 (according to the World Health Organisation) – and… Continue reading How Does Antibiotic Resistance Work?