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Amazing antibodies

As I mentioned in a previous blog entry, antibodies are a vital tool used by biomedical researchers every day. This is one of the reasons I’m interested in them, but antibodies also play a critical role in our immune defence against invading pathogens such as viruses and bacteria. In addition, they are increasingly used in medical … Continue reading

Uncaged Monkeys…the perfect night out for a scientist!

‘Uncaged Monkeys’ at the Hammersmith Apollo on December 13th had the added excitement of the announcement that the Higgs Boson particle has been ‘glimpsed’ (meaning they’re not 100% sure that it’s there) at the large hadron collider.  On stage, the evening was hosted by Robin Ince, who was joined by Adam Rutherford, Ben Goldacre, Simon … Continue reading